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May 21, 2009

Los Angeles Police Recruit Officer Graduation Ceremony ~ Class 12-08
Friday, May 22, 2009
9:00 a.m.

Los Angeles Police Academy (Elysian Park)
1880 North Academy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Chief of Police William Bratton
Representatives from the LAPD Board of Commissioners
LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests

The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate 51 police officers, with 38 males and 13 females.  The ethnic breakdown of the class is as follows: 15 Caucasians, 21 Hispanics, 5 African American, 1 Korean and 3 Middle Eastern decent.  Graduating officers have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks.  Among the graduates are 2Los Angeles Port police officers and 4 Airport police officers.

Chief Bratton will inspect the class and it is anticipated that over 500 guests will attend the graduation ceremonies.  
For further information contact LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.