Created: 05/11/2014 12:06 PM
By: The Associated Press
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Santa Fe police say the largest cadet class in its history has officially graduated to becoming officers.
The Santa Fe Police Department says 13 cadets graduated from the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy on Friday.
Lt. Sean Strahon, who oversees the department's recruiting, says the cadets are all hardworking but very diverse.
The graduates completed a 16-week course at the academy and must now fulfill 14 weeks in the field training officer program.
The department says the officers will become familiarized with Santa Fe city ordinances, the city's culture and current policies and procedures.
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