That's how many "active-duty sworn officers" we have on the LAPD as of yesterdays big news press conference (well, at least 63 of them just started police academy). Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's goal was 10,000 officers by 2010 and it looks like that post will be hit. At the press conference yesterday, Councilman Bill Rosendahl hinted towards the next goal being 12,000 officers. Still, Los Angeles will be behind a police officer to population ratio compared to other big cities. "According to data in a 2007 Federal Bureau of Investigation report, New York's ratio was 1 to 232; Chicago's was 1to 207 and Boston's was 1 to 273. Los Angeles' ratio was 1 to 406," the Daily News found. With a 12,000 officer force, the ratio will go down to about 1 to 330.