Commissioner Steve Soboroff opened the meeting and a quorum was established. Commissioner Soboroff welcomed Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill on her newly appointed position. The meeting proceeded to the Consent Agenda Items, all of which (1A through 1D) were approved with no discussion.
The next item of business was the Report of the Chief of Police. Assistant Chief Michel Moore provided the report of the Chief of Police on behalf of Chief Beck. He reported on the success of National Night Out which he attended at Mission Area, Tuesday, August, 2, 2016. Saturday, August 13, The Los Angeles Ram’s Fan Fest was held at the Coliseum. LAPD deployed officers for both interior and exterior for high visability. This event was more challenging due to National Officer Appreciation Event happening the same weekend.
The Department has 9,880 sworn personnel, 2,772 civilian personnel, 555 civilian vacancies, 410 volunteers, 284 specialist volunteers, and 169 academy recruits.