There are people all over the place that have a goal in mind and work towards that goal. Those who choose to take on law enforcement as a career are no different that anyone else who set their minds to their own career path. There is a certain amount of pride most police officer recruits feel just to know they were selected, often times out of large pools of candidates, to wear the uniform of their selected city.
On Monday, five new officer recruits were sworn into the City of
Police Department. They will join another
recruit that was sworn in last week, and together they will begin training
There is no doubt each of these recruits worked hard and were determined to get to this point. In fact, one of the recruits demonstrated that very determination and focus when she started out with the City of
Park as an intern.
She must have liked what she saw because she went on to work as a
dispatcher before completing the extensive process to eventually be hired as a
These new officers will be participating in the pre-academy portion of their training this week. From there they will go on to the
and then to post
academy training. The last phase will
basically be "on-the-job" or real life assessment by a Field Training Officer before
they are officially out on their own and taking calls with the rest of their
co-workers. Johnson County
Congratulations to these officer recruits! The fun is just beginning.