The LAPD couldn't be happier with today's guilty verdict in the Conrad Murray manslaughter trial -- telling TMZ, the verdict represents a "victory " in the eyes of law enforcement.
A rep for the LAPD issued the statement -- claiming, the department "applauded" the jury's verdict.
According to the rep, "Today's verdict of guilty is confirmation that the combined efforts of our investigators, criminalists, Coroner investigators and the District Attorney's Office were sound."
The rep adds, "The investigators have worked diligently on this case and were confident throughout the process that the investigation supported the allegation of involuntary manslaughter."
Conrad Murray Trial
Over Guilty Verdict
11/7/2011 3:31 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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