For Immediate Release: 5/1/2017 12:25 pm
Worcester, MA (May 1, 2017) - A swearing-in ceremony was held last Friday in the Levi Lincoln Chamber, 3rd Floor, at City Hall for eight new police officers. The eight officers are part of the thirty-five Worcester police candidates who were welcomed to the department last week during the first day of the Worcester Police Academy. Twenty-seven recruits will attend the academy’s 24-week training program, while eight candidates have previous police academy training. The eight new officers will first be assigned to foot patrols in various areas of the city. Supervisors will then pair the rookie officers with experienced officers to patrol city neighborhoods. Also during this training program, they will gain experience through motor patrols.
The following officers were sworn in during the ceremony: