Promotional Ceremony for LAPD Officers and the Announcement of the First LAPD Explorer Commanders Appointments

November 5, 2008

A promotion ceremony of LAPD officers and the announcement of the appointing of the first ever LAPD Explorer Commanders Appointments
Thursday, November 6, 2008
9:00 a.m.

Parker Center Auditorium
150 North Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, Calif. 90012
LAPD Chief William Bratton
Commander James H. Cansler, Commanding Officer, Personnel Group
Various LAPD command staff and other dignitaries
LAPD Officers and their families

The LAPD is promoting 10 Lieutenants and 6 Detectives.
This ceremony will include the announcement of the first LAPD Explorer Commanders appointments.  For the first time in the history of the LAPD Explorer Program, the department will appoint a Chief Explorer, six Explorer Commanders and the Executive Advisory Council.  

The LAPD Explorer Program is a long-standing youth program.  Students are taught basic law enforcement skills, physical fitness, problem-solving skills and are expose to curriculum focused on directing young men and women toward a career in law enforcement.
For more information, contact LAPD Media Relations Section 213-485-3586 /     

NOTE: Media Parking will be available along the red curb in front of the guard shack.