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Sixteen new officers are ready to patrol the streets of Derbyshire

Posted on 27th June 2014

Sixteen new police officers are being sworn in at a ceremony at police headquarters.

The ceremony will take place this evening (Friday, June 27) where the new recruits will be sworn in as officers.DSC_3863

Among the new recruits are three former Derbyshire police community support officers and two members of police staff.

The student officers started training back in March and will take the oath in front of Deputy Chief Constable Alan Goodwin and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire Alan Charles.

Chief Constable Mick Creedon said: "I am delighted to welcome sixteen new officers to the force. They will be based across the county and will experience different communities and policing. I would like to take this opportunity to publicly welcome them to their new roles."

The ceremony is being held at police headquarters, Ripley, at 6.30 pm.

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