The Los Angeles Police Department graduated 28 police officers on Friday, December 23, 2016. The ceremony took place at the Los Angeles Police Department-Elysian Park Academy. The graduating officers completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks. In addition, one (1) USC Police Officer and one (1) Parks and Recreation Officer, will be graduating.
“To do this job you must have the heart of a servant. You must use your authority to improve the condition of others, especially those that are less fortunate than you,” said Deputy Chief William Scott. Deputy Chief Scott inspected the class along with the representatives of the Mayor’s office, the Board of Police Commissioners, Police Department command staff, as well as their special guests and other dignitaries.
For Deputy Chief Scott’s address to the graduating class, please click on the link below for audio.