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
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
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
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.