Press Release

 

 

SHERIFF LEE BACA OFFICIATES AT GRADUATION
OF ACADEMY CLASS #342

 

Nine female and twenty-eight male Deputy Sheriffs, as well as one female and eight male Officers from Glendale, Inglewood, Los Angeles Port, Pasadena, and Simi Valley Police Departments, graduated from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Training Academy in Whittier during ceremonies held on Thursday, September 8, 2005, at the Sheriff’s Training Academy and Regional Services (STARS) Center.

Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo delivered inspirational remarks to the graduates and their guests.

As part of the graduation, a badge-pinning ceremony was conducted, with the new Deputies and Officers receiving their badges from a family member or loved one. After receiving their graduation certificates, the graduates were officially sworn in as peace officers by Sheriff Lee Baca.

In a special segment of the ceremony, Deputy Robert A. Springer of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, a resident of Oxnard, was named the Honor Recruit for Class #342. This award is given to the recruit who achieves the highest numerical average based upon leadership qualities, social relations and personal traits, practical performance, academics, marksmanship, and physical performance throughout the training period. Additionally, Officer Jeff R. Disney of the Pasadena Police Department, a resident of Ontario, was acknowledged for graduating with the highest academic score.

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September 9, 2005

 

Photographs available upon request.