CONTACT: Ofcr. Rob Pedregon
NEW OFFICER JOINS THE LOS ANGELES AIRPORT POLICE
(Los Angeles, California – October 2, 2015) Los Angeles Airport Police graduated a new officer today.
Recruit Officer Christopher Arellano was sworn-in after graduating from the Los Angeles Police Academy Class 4-15. 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 Arellano to the Airport Police and thanked his family for supporting him and ensuring his success.
Chief Gannon then spoke directly to Officer Arellano and said “throughout your career you will continue to learn every day and as you do, you will get better and as that happens, organizationally you will make us better.”
Class 4-15 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 Christopher Arellano takes the Oath from Airport Police Chief Patrick Gannon
From Left: Airport Police Captain Gregg Staar, Officer Christopher Arellano, Police Chief Patrick Gannon
Photograph courtesy of CSI Officer Shawn Smith
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