Ceremony scheduled for Connecticut Police Academy grads

A class of 48 police officers representing 35 departments will be honored Monday night during a ceremony for their graduation from the Connecticut Police Academy of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.

Recruit Class No.343 includes officers from Groton City and Groton Town.

The graduation ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. at Central Connecticut State University’ Welte Hall in New Britain.

The officers completed an 880-hour basic training curriculum at the Connecticut Police Academy in Meriden. The training includes academic classes, practical skills, firearms, defensive tactics, patrol driving, penal code, motor vehicle law, laws of arrest, search and seizure and other topics.




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