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Dream of joining LAPD still alive for 51-year-old woman

LOS ANGELES — In 2018, 51-year-old grandmother Elaine Brumley hopes to enter the Los Angeles Police Department’s Training Academy, along with recruits in her age group and others more than 30 years her junior. If she makes it through to graduation, Brumley will be one of the oldest rookies patrolling the streets of L.A. To Read More…

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At 49, Elaine Brumley hopes to become an LAPD officer

LOS ANGELES — Instructors for the Los Angeles Police Department’s Candidate Assistance Program lay on the ground, head-to-head, palms down, feet together, shoulders up — with no slumping in the middle. They were demonstrating the way recruits do push-ups at the LAPD’s Training Academy. Minutes later, one of them shouted, ‘Stop. On your feet. ‘Ten-Hut.’ Read More…