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LAPD Quickies: Women, Air Support & Stealing
- Among several persons being promoted, Chief Bratton will present a commander’s badge to Captain Sandy Jo MacArthur, who will become the first woman on LAPD to oversee all training functions in the police department as the commanding officer of Training Group.
- 77 sworn officers, 25 civilian personnel, 18 helicopters, one airplane, over 18,000 hours of flight time a year and the largest rooftop heliport in the United States of America. Congrats to 50 years of flying over LA.
- Those squares over at the Burbank Police Department may get paid a butt load of money in salary, but the LAPD still has enough cash to attract the guys over in South Pasadena.
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