Slideshow: 142 cadets graduate from the California Highway Patrol academy
With family and friends looking on, each cadet was promoted to the rank of officer
By Police1 Staff
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) 142 newest officers graduated from the CHP Academy last week, according to a CHP press release. Following the swearing-in ceremony, the officers received their badges after 27 weeks of training.
With family and friends looking on, each cadet was promoted to the rank of officer and took their first steps as California’s newest defenders of the law.
“I have pride knowing that these women and men will be deploying throughout our great state to serve the people of California,” CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray said. “These new officers answered the call and are embarking on a time-honored tradition of service.”
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