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Community Safety and Services Police Academy

Magnet Program

 Reinventing Public Safety for a New Generation 

This magnet program envisions the future of police work characterized by professionalism, diversity, and earned community trust.


Through rigorous intellectual, physical, and socially conscious training, students learn what it will take to reinvent public safety work. 


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Magnet Office 


Maribel Gonzalez

Magnet Coordinator

Dina Moreno 

Magnet Counselor

Marina Marquez-Corado 

CPA Coordinator

Lead Teacher

Cortney Griffith

Lead Teacher

Creating Solutions Together




compassion, communication,

leadership, discipline,  

and teamwork.

The curriculum emphasizes constitutional rights, trauma-informed psychology, public policy, as well as criminal legal studies.​

Racially and gender-diverse LAPD officers work closely with students to gain first-hand perspectives on public safety careers.





Students will fulfill all requirements for graduation, and college admission to UCs and CSUs. .  


Constitution Law  

The freedoms of speech, peaceful assembly, religion, property rights and due process are explored and applied. 


Physical Training "PT"

LAPD Officer Ken Amerson, LAUSD School Police Officer Michelle Reese, and PT teacher Mr. Cortney Griffith lead this course.  In this class, students go through extensive physical training in our weight room, obstacle course, and PE area.  Students also go through mandatory, weekly uniform inspections.

Forensics and Crime Scene Investigation  

This course is designed to explore the scientific world of forensics. Students participate in hands on experiments and activities in our state of the art forensics lab.

Criminal Law

Students explore the criminal justice institutions, criminal procedure,  the model penal code, and the application of criminal elements.  


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Michael Sheu

4500 Multnomah Street

Los Angeles, CA 90032

Tel: 323-276-1600

Mission Statement

The mission of Wilson High School and El Sereno Middle School is to empower all students with the skills and knowledge to become compassionate, inquisitive, principled young people who create a more peaceful world through global awareness, critical thinking, and a commitment to action and service.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to create an academically rigorous school of international merit where all stakeholders function as a cohesive and collaborative learning community to ensure that all students succeed as knowledgeable, ethical and caring citizens of the world.

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