LAPD Academy Graduation NA09293SF

November 4, 2009

WHAT:   
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Recruit Officer                                       
Graduation Ceremony ~ Class 5-09
       
WHEN:   
Friday, November 6, 2009
9:00 a.m.

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

WHO:   
LAPD Temporary Chief of Police Michael Downing
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 42 police officers and one Lateral officer, with 36 males and six females.  The ethnic breakdown of the class is as follows: 13 Caucasians, 23 Hispanics, two African Americans, two Koreans, one Filipino and one other Asian. Graduating officers have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks. Among the graduates are two officers for the Los Angeles World Airports Police Department. 

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