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Atlanta Police Welcome 21 New Police Officers

Post Date:06/09/2014 5:30 PM

Atlanta Police Public Affairs

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Atlanta Police Department Public Affairs
226 Peachtree Street SW • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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Elizabeth Espy, APD Public Affairs Deputy Manager
           
404-546-6873,office
            enespy@atlantaga.gov

 

 News Release

Atlanta Police Welcome 21 New Police Officers

The Atlanta Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of Class #234 to be held at Atlanta City Hall on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Class 234 consists of 15 men and six women. Three graduates have military experience and 14 are college graduates.

The keynote speaker for the ceremony is Kevin Smith, Chief Marketing Officer, Rollins, Inc. a $1.3 billion pest control holding company, which includes Orkin, HomeTeam Pest Defense, Western Pest Services, Orkin Canada, The Industrial Fumigant Company, Waltham Services, Trutech and Crane Pest Control.

The graduation ceremony concludes 22 weeks of rigorous training at the Atlanta Police Academy, along with 12 weeks of field training with veteran officers. The training includes classroom courses in constitutional law, Atlanta Police Department policy and procedure, hands-on defensive tactics, arrest techniques and daily physical fitness.

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Our mission is to create a safer Atlanta by reducing crime, ensuring the safety of our citizens and building trust in partnership with our communities.

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