CONTACT: Sgt. Karla I. Ortiz
FOUR NEW LOS ANGELES AIRPORT POLICE OFFICERS GRADUATED TODAY FROM THE LOS ANGELES POLICE ACADEMY CLASS 6-14.
(Los Angeles, California – November 26, 2014) Four Airport Police Officers, Manuel Acero, Edna Moreno, Arturo Quintana and Timothy Woodard, were among 30 graduates from Los Angeles Police Academy Class 6-14 today. The ceremony took place at the Los Angeles Police Administration Building in Downtown, Los Angeles.
Incoming Officer Woodard was selected as Class President, Top Gun and Top Academic Award. Woodard also gave the class speech and spoke about the growth, expectations, drive and dedication the class has demonstrated these past six months. Incoming Officer Edna Moreno was selected as Class Treasurer.
Following the ceremony, the officers were sworn in by Los Angeles Airport Police Chief Patrick Gannon. “I am looking forward to having these stellar officers represent our agency,” Chief Gannon said. “They will add to the value of service that Los Angeles Airport Police strives to provide the public every day at Los Angeles World Airports.”
Also in attendance at the graduation were Airport Police Assistant Chief Michael Hyams, Captain Fernando Castro, Lieutenant Robert Rios, Academy Drill Instructor Adela Lopez, Training Unit Officers Errol Priestley and Ciro Benitez, CSI Officer Shawn Smith and Officers Larry Hatfield, Shane Young, Michael Woodard and Robert Salamanca.
From Left to Right: Los Angeles Airport Police Chief Patrick M. Gannon, Airport Police Officers Timothy Woodard,
Edna Moreno, Arturo Quintana, Manuel Acero and Assistant Chief Michael Hyams
The Los Angeles Airport Police Division is the nation's premier aviation law enforcement agency with more than 1,100 specially trained police officers, security officers, and civilian staff protecting Los Angeles International, LA/Ontario International, and Van Nuys airports.
Photograph Courtesy of CSI Officer Shawn Smith
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