2014 In Review // Local: News, Sports Nat'l: News, Sports, Entertainment, Talkers | Top 20 Most Read Stories 

Local

Minneapolis Police Welcome 13 New Recruits

View Comments
police lights, police generic, minneapolis

(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. HSSR: Andover Goalie Plays With The Boys
  2. HSSR Highlights: Dec. 26, 2014
  3. Comedian Lizz Winstead Is Home For The Holidays
  4. HSSR: Apple Valley's Tyus Jones Excels At Duke
  5. Royal Courtyard Makes A Triumphant Return At Winter Carnival

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis officials are welcoming 13 new police recruits to the department.

The 12 men and one woman have finished their 17-week Minneapolis Police Academy training, and they will now be partnered up with seasoned police officers for field training.

All of the new recruits had previously worked for the city: 10 of them were community service officers.

With the new additions, the Minneapolis Police Department now has 840 sworn police officers.

Mayor R.T. Rybak, Chief Janee Harteau and other city officials will attend a graduation ceremony Tuesday night at the Walker Art Center.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,579 other followers