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NOPD graduates class of 29 recruits

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Police Department graduated a class of 29 recruits on Wednesday.

Beginning in January, the recruits underwent training eight hours a day, Monday through Friday, for a total of 26 weeks.

Following graduation, the new recruits will be assigned to district stations across the city. Here, they will be partnered with an experienced NOPD officer. This field training officer will mentor the recruits through 16 weeks of field training.

A graduation ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the University Center Ballroom at the University of New Orleans.

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