On Friday, March 18, 2016, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) graduated 28 officers. These officers have completed 920 hours of rigorous training over the course of 24 weeks. The graduation ceremony took place at the LAPD Administration Building Plaza and was attended by more than 500 family and community members.
“Be the best that you can be,” said Chief Beck to the new officers. “Become a better officer than I was.” Chief Beck told the community members and attending audience he would protect and serve the new officers. For Chief Becks’ address to the graduating class, please click on the link below.