April 14, 2017 – Chief Charlie Beck welcomed and addressed the newest thirty seven members of the LAPD at a graduation ceremony on the field of the Elysian Park Police Academy. The new officers were joined by their family and friends at a time honored ceremony in front of Department brass and City dignitaries.
The new officers successfully completed a comprehensive, highly structured, 920 hour rigorous training program during 24 weeks. The training program includes classroom instruction, practical exercises, and scenarios to help each officer develop the knowledge and skills to excel in law enforcement.
The officers begin their assignments on the streets of Los Angeles this weekend. For more information on how you can become a Los Angeles Police officer, please visit www.joinLAPD.com.