LAPD Academy Graduation

February 27, 2009

Los Angeles Police Department Graduation Ceremony Representing the second class of LAPD’s 140th Anniversary Year.
Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 9 a.m.

Los Angeles Police Academy Athletic Field
1880 North Academy Drive
Elysian Park, Calif. 90012
First Assistant Chief of Police Jim McDonnell
Representatives from the LAPD Board of Commissioners
LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests

Graduating officers have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks.  Total graduates in the class are 44, with 38 males and 5 females.  

The ethnic breakdown of the class is as follows: 8 Caucasians, 24 Hispanics, 1 African American, 1 Korean, 1 Filipino and 3 of Middle Eastern descent.  Additionally, one of the graduates is a Los Angeles Port police officer.

CONTACT:    For further information contact LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.