LAPD Graduation of 38 Police Officers, 6 Lateral Officers and 10 Reserve Officers
Friday, November 7, 2008
Los Angeles Police Academy
1880 North Academy Drive
Elysian Park, California, 90012
Acting Chief of Police, Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger
Representatives from the Board of Commissioners and Mayor’s Office
Police Department Command Staff and their special guests
Graduating officers have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks. There are 35 males and 3 females in the graduating class. The ethnic breakdown of the class is 8 Caucasians, 18 Hispanics, 7 African Americans, 1 Chinese, 1 Japanese, 1 Korean and 2 Middle Easterners.
Two Los Angeles World Airport Officers, 1 General Services Department and 3 Los Angeles Port Police Officers will also be graduating.
There will also be 6 lateral officers graduating with the regular recruit class. These lateral officers, 4 males and 2 females, are experienced peace officers certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. They have joined the LAPD after serving with another California law enforcement agencies and completing a two-month lateral officer academy. The ethnic breakdown is 1 Caucasians, 2 Hispanics, 1 African American, 1 Filipino and 1 Korean.
Ten Reserve Police Officers will also graduate. These Reserve Officers completed over 186 hours of training over the course of 16 weeks. There are 9 males and 1 female in the class. The ethnic breakdown of the class is 5 Caucasians, 2 Hispanics, 1 African American, 1 Chinese and 1 Japanese.
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