New police officers inducted into Hertfordshire force
PUBLISHED: 12:33 01 June 2019 | UPDATED: 14:11 03 June 2019
After four months of training, 32 new police officers have been welcomed into Hertfordshire Constabulary.
Their training schedule included both in-class and practical sessions at Stevenage's Longfield centre.
The new trainees learned about the law and powers, personal safety, hostile situations, first aid and safeguarding vulnerable victims.
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During their graduation ceremony, the new recruits paraded in front of Chief Constable Charlie Hall and Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner David Gibson.
Det Con Hall said: "These officers have gone through a vigorous recruitment process. I am pleased to welcome them to the constabulary."
Mr Gibson added: "It's fantastic to see these new officers.
"They are the latest examples of how we are increasing frontline police officer numbers in Hertfordshire."