Media Advisory: Mayor Walsh, Commissioner Evans to Swear in New Cadet Class

Mayor Martin J. Walsh will join Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans today, Wednesday, November 15 at 12:15 p.m. to swear in 42 Boston Police Cadets to the Boston Police Department. 

Last year, Mayor Walsh announced the reinstatement of the Boston Police Cadet Program, a training program for Boston's youth seeking a career in law enforcement.

Candidates for the cadet program must be between the ages of 18-24, be a current resident of Boston, and have maintained Boston residency for the last 5 years, be a United States citizen, have a valid Massachusetts driver's license and take and pass an exam. 

The Cadet program is a minimum of a two-year commitment. Cadets rotate throughout the Department in various assignments and shifts, including Headquarters, District Stations, and other specialized units throughout the City. Primary responsibilities include: routine clerical and administrative duties, answering phones, data entry, traffic duty, utilizing Department vehicles, barrier work, and related duties as required.

 

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 12:15 PM  

WHERE: The Boston Police Academy, 85 Williams Ave, Hyde Park

WHO: Mayor Walsh, Commissioner Evans, Superintendent Lisa Holmes , 42 Boston Police Department Cadets