December 26, 2008
The San Francisco Police Department will be holding a graduation ceremony for the 223rd Academy Class on Friday, December 26, at the Scottish Rite Auditorium,2850-19th Avenue at Sloat Blvd. at 6:00 P.M. There are 43 recruits graduating from the class that began May 19, 2008.
The class includes 14 native San Franciscans, as well as others who came from Milwaukee, Denver, Los Angeles and Chicago. Eight of the graduates are bilingual, speaking Spanish, Cantonese and Mandarin.
The 223rd Class has 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