LAPD Recruit Officer Graduation Ceremony for Class 11-21

Graduation ceremony of Recruit Class 11-21.
Graduation ceremony of Recruit Class 11-21, 39 new officers who completed 24 weeks of training, at Los Angeles Police Academy on Friday in L.A.
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The Los Angeles Police Academy celebrated the graduation of 39 officers on Friday at Elysian Park Academy. Of the 39 LAPD officers, there are 26 males and 13 females, of which two are from the Inglewood Police Department and one from Airport Police. The following is the ethnic breakdown: seven whites, 26 Latinos, three African Americans and three Asian Americans. The graduating officers will have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks.

New graduate officer Aaron Alberti, right, salutes LAPD Chief Michel Moore before receiving his diploma.
New graduate officer Aaron Alberti, right, salutes LAPD Chief Michel Moore before receiving his diploma at the Recruit Class 11-21 graduation ceremony at Los Angeles Police Academy on Friday in L.A.
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Mayor Eric Garcetti chats with members of the graduating Recruit Class 11-21.
Mayor Eric Garcetti chats with members of the graduating Recruit Class 11-21 during the ceremony at Los Angeles Police Academy.
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New graduates sing their class chant after a graduation ceremony.
New graduates sing their class chant after a graduation ceremony of Recruit Class 11-21 at Los Angeles Police Academy.
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LAPD Chief Michel Moore inspects Recruit Class 11-21.
LAPD Chief Michel Moore inspects a graduating class during the ceremony at Los Angeles Police Academy.
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Family members of newly graduated police officers train their phones and cameras to take photos at the ceremony.
Family members of newly graduated police officers train their phones and cameras to take photos at the graduation ceremony.
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New graduate police officer Christian Kim, left, and his girlfriend Jennifer Yoon after the graduation ceremony.
New graduate police officer Christian Kim, left, and his girlfriend Jennifer Yoon after the graduation ceremony of Recruit Class 11-21 at Los Angeles Police Academy.
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Drill instructor Officer Carlos Gonzalez, foreground, speaks to the graduating class.
Drill instructor Officer Carlos Gonzalez, foreground, speaks to graduating class of officers Recruit Class 11-21 after the ceremony at Los Angeles Police Academy.
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