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LOS ANGELES AIRPORT POLICE SWEAR IN FOUR NEW OFFICERS
(Los Angeles, California – March 18, 2016) Four new officers were sworn in as Los Angeles Airport Police today in a ceremony held in downtown Los Angeles. New Officers Aston Chan (Class President), Aroon Temsuk (Class Treasurer), Jay Kim (Squad Leader) and Timur Abramov along with 29 other officers who trained together for six months made up Los Angeles Police Academy class 10-15.
Class President Aston Chan gave an inspirational speech in which he spoke about the teamwork and support that was so vital to the success of each graduate.
Along with his leadership role as class president, Officer Aston Chan was given the award for best in class in arrest and control.
Before swearing-in the new officers, Airport Police Chief Patrick Gannon addressed his newest officers and their families. Chief Gannon said "I am very proud of how well our new officers did representing us in the academy, I am sure they will give the same effort as they enter the Field Training program."
The new Airport Police Officers 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 the 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.
Los Angeles Airport Police Officers Aroon Temsuk,Timur Abramov, Aston Chan and Jay Kim are sworn in by Airport Chief of Police Patrick Gannon
Los Angeles Airport Police Assistant Chief Ethel McGuire, Officers Aroon Temsuk & Timur Abramov, Chief of Police Patrick Gannon, Officers Aston Chan & Jay Kim, Assistant Chief Brian Walker, Assistant Chief David Maggard
Photographs courtesy of CSI Officer Shawn Smith