For Immediate Release
63rd Police Recruit Academy graduation
Graduation ceremonies for the officers of the 63rd Springfield Police Academy will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 2, at the Praise Assembly Church, 3535 N. Glenstone.
These 14 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:
- 13 males
- 1 female
Their education and experience include:
- 2 associate degrees
- 7 bachelor's degrees
- 1 master's degrees
- 1 previously Class A POST certified
- 6 prior or current military
The media and public are invited to attend.
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
O: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301
Release authorized by: Lt. Roger Moore