Congratulations to Boston’s Newest Class of Crime Fighters: Boston Police Academy Recruit Class 57-17!!!
Today, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Commissioner William Evans and Mayor Marty Walsh welcomed 97 new officers to one of the greatest police departments in the nation during a graduation ceremony held for BPD Recruit Class 57-17 on the campus of Boston University. To all of our new officers embarking on a career dedicated to protecting and serving one of the safest big cities in America, we wish you nothing but the best of safety and success for the duration of your careers.
Said Police Commissioner William Evans, “Being a police officer is one of the most honorable professions in the world and I look forward to watching the men and women of Recruit Class 57-17 grow and develop into some of the best police officers in the country.”
Offered Mayor Marty Walsh, “It takes a special person to be a good police officer and there's no doubt you have what it takes. Congratulations to you and your families, and welcome to the Boston Police Department, Academy Class 57-17.”