April 27, 2023
Updated – Los Angeles Police Department Mini Mounties Graduation
LAPD Mini-Mounties Graduation
Saturday, April 29, 2023
Ahmanson Equestrian Facility (Metro Barn)
3934 Rigali Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
LAPD Assistant Chief Al Labrada
LAPD Deputy Chief, Emada Tingirides
LAPD Captain Gisselle Espinoza
LAPD Mounted Unit
Community Safety Partnership Bureau – Ramona Gardens CSP working in conjunction with Metropolitan Division Mounted Unit is excited to announce the graduation of 10 youth equestrians, from the Ramona Gardens CSP site. These young participants have completed 26 hours of mounted training. The Mini Mounties program provides effective mentorship that encourages, inspires and empowers city youth to develop critical life skills that support successful outcomes in life.
The program introduces students to western equitation skills under careful guidance of mounted officer mentors. Classes were hosted on five consecutive Saturdays, culminating in a graduation ceremony where the students will receive certificates for their success. Family members along with Department Personnel and Los Angeles City partners are expected to attend this event.
For information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.