Chief Edward Flynn and the Milwaukee Police Department are proud to announce the graduation of the latest MPD recruit class. 48 recruits officially became police officers during the ceremony on Monday, July 21 at the Milwaukee Police Academy.
Some interesting facts about this year’s class (1-2014) include:
-Seven of the recruits are former police aides
-Seven of the recruits have previous military experience (two Navy, two Army, two Air Force, and one Marine)
-Six recruits have family members in law enforcement
-Two recruits are from Serbia
Tina Chang, CEO of SysLogic, served as the class sponsor. Chief Flynn and Fire and Police Commission Executive Director Michael Tobin offered remarks at the ceremony. Through their hard work and determination, these men and women are making a commitment to the community and a police department with the highest ethical and professional standards.