FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Graduation ceremonies for the officers of the 64th Springfield Police Academy will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, at Praise Assembly Church, 3535 N. Glenstone.
The 24 graduates have undergone 1,019 hours (25 weeks) of intense law enforcement training. Upon graduation, they will be assigned to an experienced field-training officer (FTO) for approximately 520 hours (13 weeks) of on-the-job training. Once they complete the FTO program, these new officers will be assigned to the Uniform Operations Bureau.
The breakdown of recruits is as follows:
Their education and experience include:
The media and public are invited to attend.
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Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs OfficerO: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301Release authorized by: Lt. Scott Umbarger