CONTACT: Ofcr. Ro Pedregon
NEW OFFICER JOINS THE LOS ANGELES AIRPORT POLICE
(Los Angeles, California – August 7, 2015) Los Angeles Airport Police graduated one new officer today.
Officer Freddie Chaline a squad leader with Los Angeles Police Academy class 2-15 was sworn-in after graduating from the Los Angeles Police Academy. The graduation ceremony was held at the Los Angeles Police Department Administration Building in Downtown Los Angeles.
Airport Police Chief Patrick Gannon conducted the officer’s swearing in. He welcomed Officer Chaline to the Airport Police family and thanked his family for supporting him and ensuring his success. Chief Gannon congratulated Officer Chaline for receiving the LAPD’s Tina Kerbrat Award, awarded to the recruit who is found to be the most inspirational.
“You were given a great foundation in the academy. This next year is all about training but in actuality after 37years of service, I have found that every day is a training day,” Chief Gannon told the new officer.
Class 2-15 with 27 officers, trained for six months. The new Airport Police officer will now complete a six-month Field Training Program specific to airport law enforcement, under the guidance of a field training officer before being assigned to Patrol Services Section.
The Los Angeles Airport Police 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.
Officer Freddie Chaline takes the Oath from Airport Police Chief Patrick Gannon
From Left: Los Angeles Airport Police Captain Tyrone Stallings, Officer Freddie Chaline,
Police Chief Patrick Gannon, and Captain Greg Staar
Photograph courtesy of CSI Officer Darrius Lewis & Rob Pedregon
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