Eighteen new police officers are moving a step closer to being deployed on our city’s streets Friday, as they graduate from Basic Academy Class Friday evening.
Of the new recruits two have Master’s Degrees, six have Bachelor’s Degrees, and five have Associate’s Degrees.
Three recruits served in the military with the US Army and Amy Reserve, and past careers have included customer service, security, and working as Park Rangers and Police Service Aids.
Languages spoken by the new police officers are numerous, and include Sicilian, Spanish, Mandarin, Farsi and Vietnamese.
The graduation ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Auditorium on 19th Avenue. Once sworn in, the new officers will partake in a 16-week field training program at police stations across The City.Crimepolice academySFPD