WHAT: Retiring Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck will join Interim Superintendent Vivian Ekchian and School Police Chief Steven Zipperman at the commencement ceremony for more than 130 cadets graduating this year from the Police Academy Magnets (PAM). The cadets will honor Chief Beck, who is retiring next month after more than 40 years of service.
PAM alumni who are now employed as police officers and first-responders will also participate in the formal inspection of the cadets.
WHO: Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck
Interim Superintendent Vivian Ekchian
School Police Chief Steven Zipperman
Police Academy Magnet Coordinator Alise Cayen
Police Academy Magnet cadets
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 4
WHERE: Los Angeles Police Department Academy
1818 Academy Drive
Los Angeles 90012
Barbara Jones, 213-241-6766
Day of event, 213-219-7982