MEDIA AVAILABILTY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Boston Police Academy Class 57-17 to Graduate Tomorrow

WHO:            Mayor Martin J. Walsh; Police Commissioner William B. Evans; Superintendent-in-Chief William G. Gross and members of the Boston Police Department Command Staff; Boston Police Academy Staff; graduating police recruits; elected officials, local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; family and friends.

WHAT:          Tomorrow, after six months of training, the Boston Police Academy will graduate ninety-seven recruits in Class 57-17. This is the largest graduating class from the BPD Academy in over ten years, with all ninety-seven recruits to be assigned to the Boston Police Department upon graduation.

WHEN:          Ceremony to take place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM with media availability to follow.

WHERE:        Boston University Agganis Arena, 925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA.

CONTACT:    Boston Police Media Relations (617) 343-4520 for all media inquiries.

*****Statement from Boston University President Robert A. Brown on hosting the graduation ceremony:*****

“We commend this year’s Police Academy graduates for reaching this milestone and for choosing a career serving and protecting the public. At Boston University we value and depend on our close working relationships with Mayor Walsh, Commissioner Evans, and the officers who every day make Boston the safe and welcoming place that it is. We thank you in advance for your efforts."