September 18 2008
The San Francisco Police Department will be holding a graduation ceremony for the 221st Academy Class on Friday, September 19, at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 2850-19th Avenue at Sloat Blvd. at 6:00 P.M. There are 39 recruits, including three women, graduating from the class that began February 11, 2008. Twelve of the graduates are bilingual, speaking languages that include Spanish, Russian, Korean, Cantonese, Urdu (Pakistan), Igbo (Nigeria), Portuguese, and Tagalog.
The 221st Class will have completed 31 weeks of Academy training. Following the graduation, the newly sworn officers will begin a 17-week field-training program at the Department's district stations.
For more information, please contact:
Officer Maria Oropeza
850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103