TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department welcomed a new class of police academy graduates on Monday.
At 10 a.m., the police academy graduates earned their badges and became police officers at their swearing in ceremony. The ceremony took place at the Florida Public Safety Institute Conference Center in Havana.
Mayor Andrew Gillum, Scott Maddox, Nancy Miller, and several other city officials were in attendance at the graduation.
The new arrivals have undergone written tests, mock police chases, been tasered and pepper sprayed, and done traffic stop drills prior to graduating.