Montgomery Police Dept. Welcomes 15 New Faces
From Montgomery -- There are some new faces on the police force.
Today, 15 members of the Montgomery Police Academy graduated and became full-time officers.
The men went through 24 weeks of rigorous, physical and mental training.
This class will be the last class for academy director Major G.D. Hicks directs. He is retiring.
The new officers will begin in the patrol division.
"They have trained hard. They've worked hard, late hours. Not much sleep. Today is a day to really be proud of these 15 new police officers," says Chris Wingard, Asst. Dir. of the Montgomery Police Academy.
Montgomery Police Academy Class 2013-A:
Jason M. Bridge
Jonathon S. Chambless
Gary A. Cooper, Jr.
Keldric W. Davis
Ronald A. Elliott
DeAndre C. Holley
Joseph B. Jinks
Timothy O. Jones
Donald E. Lowe, Jr.
Gregory J. Marshall
Brady L. Mayfield
Alan W. Mills
Jared B. Roberson
Zachary D. Taylor
Joshua L. Tinney