LAPD Academy Graduation Ceremony for Class 6-09 NA09334SF

December 3, 2009

WHAT:     Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Recruit
OfficerGraduation Ceremony ~ Class 6-09
WHEN:     Friday, December 4, 2009
         9:00 a.m. – Graduation Ceremony on the
         Athletic Field

WHERE:     Los Angeles Police Academy (Elysian Park)
         1880 North Academy Drive
         Los Angeles, CA 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:     On Friday, the Los Angeles Police
         Department will graduate 32 police officers.
         Each recruit has completed 912 hours of
         training over the course of 24 weeks.Among
         the graduating class is Recruit Officer Martin
         Beck, son of LAPD Chief Charlie Beck. 

     For reference, 27 males and 5 females are
         graduating.  The ethnic breakdown of the
         class is as follows: 10 Caucasians,
         14 Hispanics, 4 African Americans and
         4 Asians.
         It is anticipated that over 500 guests will
         attend the graduation ceremony.Chief Beck
         will conduct a formal inspection of the class
         along with representatives from the Mayor’s
         office, the Board of Police Commissioners,
         LAPD command staff and other special guests.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact LAPD
         Media Relations Section at213-486-5910.