42 new Milwaukee Police Department recruits sworn in; 38 men, four women

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MILWAUKEE -- The newest batch of Milwaukee police officers were sworn in on Monday morning, December 7th.

The 42 new recruits, 38 men and four women were on hand at the Milwaukee Police Academy near Teutonia and Mill for the ceremony.

This is the second recruit class for 2015, and the recruits range in age from 21 to 52.

MPD swears in new recruits

MPD swears in new recruits

"I'm ready for the challenge. I've always been a person that's always ready to go in and take challenges as they come in, assess the situations that matter. I'm ready. I'm excited," Ariana Winters said.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn spoke at the ceremony.

Now that they're sworn in, these recruits are set to start their 24 weeks of training.

They are on track to graduate in May of 2016.

MPD swears in new recruits

MPD swears in new recruits

2 comments

  • CYNIC

    I admire anyone who would take a chance at becoming a cop in Milwaukee. But they had better start looking for a lawyer now though. First time they confront one of Obama’s sons they’ll be knee deep in trouble.

    • Stfu

      you don’t even realize how dumb you sound. You racist pukes sicken me. As long as they don’t empty full clips into unarmed civilians they should be fine… dumbass

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