It will have 28 recruits from seven different police departments.
Frederick, Md (KM) The 58th Frederick Police Academy class will begin on September 19th. 28 recruits from seven different police departments around Maryland will be represented. They include nine recruits from the Frederick Police Department; five recruits from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office; two recruits from the Brunswick Police Department; three recruits from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office; six recruits from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office; two recruits from the Laurel Police Department; and one recruit from the Annapolis Police Department.
The student officers will undergo 1200 hours of training in such topics as defensive tactics, firearms, search and seizure, criminal law and investigations, first aid, emergency vehicle operations, police ethics, mental health training, communications tactics and cultural diversity. Graduation day is scheduled for April 28th, 2017.
“We, as an agency, are committed to the highest level of training possible in order to prepare these men and women to serve citizens of our communities with commitment and pride,” said Frederick Police Chief Ed Hargis, in a statement.