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Newest police officers to graduate Wednesday
The 177th Police Recruit class will graduate on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. The graduation ceremony will start at 7 p.m. in President William McKinley High School's M. M. Scott Auditorium.
The recruit class includes 24 men and 5 women who come from a wide range of backgrounds. Several recruits have military experience, including a Silver Star recipient who has his own action figure. There is also a former Cirque du Soleil acrobat, a nationally ranked speech and debate champion, and a professional golf instructor.
After graduation, the new officers will be paired with veteran officers to gain experience in the field.