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New Officers to Join Midland Police Department

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

The Midland Police Department has some new officers joining their ranks.

15 recruits graduated from the Permian Basin Law Enforcement Academy on Monday.

A total of 23 officers graduated.

Training at the academy includes academics, physical fitness and defensive tactics.

Anyone graduating also had to pass the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education exam.

They will now move on to a field training program as probationary officers and will be teamed up with other experienced officers.

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