Boston Police Department Recruit Academy Graduation CeremonyRecruit Class 48-08 WHO: Mayor Thomas Menino, Police Commissioner Edward Davis, Gill Kerlikowske (Director of the National Drug Council), BPD Command Staff, BPD Gaelic Column and Honor Guard, Graduating Recruits with their family and friends, BPD Chaplains ( Reverend Gregory Groover, Reverend Sean Connor, Reverend John Connolly. WHAT: Today celebrates the graduation of 25 Boston Police Department Recruits and 18 outside agency recruits (consisting of 8 separate Police Departments). This will include the recruits marching from the BPD Academy to the Hyde Park Community Building prior to them taking the Police Officer’s Oath of Office. Badge pinning, special awards and remarks by several distinguished guests, including Mayor Menino and Police Commissioner Edward Davis will be heard. WHERE: Hyde Park Community Center, Hyde Park. WHEN: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 2:00pm.