The Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Unified School District,
& Los Angeles Community College District present

A two-year Associate’s Degree program at the LAPD Ahmanson Training Center known as POPP@ARTC

The Police Orientation and Preparation Program is a one-of-a-kind exploratory educational experience that places career-bound, law enforcement students in an established LAPD training environment. With a team of LAPD staff and officers, LAUSD coordinators and consultants and Los Angeles Community College deans and instructors, high school seniors and college freshman are put through a simulated LAPD recruit experience.

Our Mission:

POPP founders plaque