July 19, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Academy Graduation Friday, July 22

Graduation ceremonies for the officers of the 61st Springfield Police Academy will be held Friday, July 22, 2011, at the Praise Assembly Church, 3535 N. Glenstone at 7:00 P.M.

These 22 graduates have undergone 1009 hours (25 weeks) of intense law enforcement training.  After graduation, they will be assigned to an experienced field-training officer (FTO) for approximately 520 hours (13 weeks) of on-the-job training. After successful completion of the FTO portion, they will be assigned to the Uniform Division with approximately 1529 hours of training.

The media and public is invited to attend.

Media Contact: Officer David T. Snider, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lieutenant Roger Moore

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