LAPD Academy Graduation

July 12, 2012

WHAT:    Los Angeles Police Department Recruit Officer Graduation Ceremony for Class 1-12

WHEN:    Friday, July 13, 2012
                  8 a.m.

WHERE:  Los Angeles Police Academy (Elysian Park)
                  1880 North Academy Drive
                  Los Angeles 90012

WHO:       LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck
                  Representatives from the Mayor’s Office of the City of Los Angeles    
                  Representatives from the LAPD Board of Commissioners
                  LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests

WHY:   The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate 31 police officers, with 24 males and 7 females.               The ethnic breakdown of the graduates is as follows: 14 Caucasians, 13 Hispanics, one Asian (non-Korean), and three African Americans.  Graduating officers have completed 920 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks.  

CONTACT: For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.