BLET 19-02

The Bakersfield Law Enforcement Training Academy Class 19-02 graduated 15 new members of the Bakersfield Police Department on Thursday and were sworn in as law enforcement officers.

The Bakersfield Law Enforcement Training Academy Class 19-02 graduated 15 new members of the Bakersfield Police Department Thursday.

The graduates, who were sworn in as law enforcement officers, will now move on to a three week mini-academy followed by a 17-week field officer training program, according to a news release from BPD.

“You are entering the most noble of professions. I am proud to be a Bakersfield Police Officer. We have seen how the actions of a single police officer can impact an individual, a community and a country,” BPD Chief of Police Greg Terry said in a message to the officers. "You must be centered on what is important. Service, justice, and fundamental fairness must guide your actions. Ask yourself, will what I am about to do or say make my community a safer, stronger place for everyone?”

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Masked 2020

congratulations and please behave....now.... are these folks licensed by the state like other professionals........Doctors nurses etc or are they "good" for life....free to roam.....to do their thing in any jurisdiction...and reign "justice" down upon any of us as they and their brethren see fit?... hopefully there are a few future Andys of Mayberry or Tommys of L.A. in the class

Bodysnatcher

Oh look everyone, the opossum tried to say something again!!!

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