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40 new corrections officers graduate from Metro academy

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Forty new corrections officers graduated at a 9 a.m. ceremony Thursday at Palms Resort & Casino.

#LVMPD graduated 40 new corrections officers today at a ceremony held at the @Palms.
The recruits began their training on February 25, 2019; graduating were 8 females and 32 males, ranging in age from 22-47 years old.
Congratulations to them all! pic.twitter.com/3OHom5Kjfh

— LVMPD (@LVMPD) July 11, 2019

The recruits began their training on Feb. 25 and hail from 11 different states and 6 countries including Guam, Mexico, Taiwan, Kenya, Cameroon and Bahrain.

The graduating class has 8 women and 32 men ranging from 22 to 47 years old. Nine served in the military and 10 have prior law enforcement experience.