Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department Memorial BadgeLos Angeles Police Department Badge

Official Site of The LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT

News Release

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Media Relations

Spanish Community Academy NA20007dm

WHAT:
Spanish Language Community Police Academy

WHEN:
Monday, January 27, 2020
6:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Mission Community Police Station (Community Room)
1121 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Mission Hills, Ca 91345

WHO:
LAPD Deputy Chief Jorge Rodriguez, Commanding Officer, Operations-Valley Bureau
LAPD Commander Alan Hamilton, Asst. Commanding Officer, Operations-Valley Bureau
LAPD Captain Maureen Ryan, Commanding Officer, Topanga Area
LAPD Captain Charles Hearn, Commanding Officer, Van Nuys Area
LAPD Captain Rafael Ramirez, Commanding Officer, North Hollywood Area
LAPD Captain Natalie Cortez, Commanding Officer, Mission Area
LAPD Captain Paul Espinosa, Commanding Officer, West Valley Area
LAPD Captain David Grimes, Commanding Officer, Foothill Area
LAPD Captain Kathleen Burns, Commanding Officer, Devonshire Area
LAPD Reserve Officer Bill Bustos (Retired LAPD Valley Traffic Division detective)
Spanish Community Academy Students.

WHY:
The Operations-Valley Bureau Spanish Community Police Academy program will provide community members with an inside look at the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and various facets of law enforcement. During the Academy, students will be introduced to basic police operations which will include: The History of the LAPD, the Department's Organization and Structure, Communications, Gang Awareness, Homicide Crime Scene Investigation, Traffic Policy, Pursuit Policy, Driving Under the Influence, Use of Force, Shooting Policy, and Force Option Simulator training. Experienced Police Officers will teach the free Academy classes. Students will have the opportunity to meet the Commanding Officers of OVB, and various members of the LAPD. LAPD hopes to provide a greater understanding and awareness of our role with the community.

CONTACT:
For additional information, please contact Media Relations at (213) 486-5910 or Reserve Police Officer William Bustos (818) 383-3071.


iWatch