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Graduation day for 33 new Edmonton police officers

For Immediate Release:18-May-2017 @ 2:00 PM
MRU #:17R067

Friends and family will come together to celebrate the swearing-in of 28 men and 5 women from Recruit Training Class 137.

The ceremony will take place:


Friday, May 19, 2017

1 – 3 p.m.

City Room (Main Floor) Edmonton City Hall

1 Sir Winston Churchill Square


Police Chief Rod Knecht will be joined at the ceremony by MLA David Shepherd, Deputy Mayor Andrew Knack and Cathy Palmer, Chair of the Edmonton Police Commission. 


The program will include a formal procession by the EPS Honour Guard, performances by the EPS Pipes and Drums and the EPS Chorus, colourful flag and marching drills, comments from EPS members and special guests, and diploma presentations.  Recruit class members will also receive recognition awards for demonstrating excellence in problem solving, officer safety, academics, humanitarianism, fitness and the trainers’ choice category. 


Members of the public and media are invited to join family and friends at the graduation ceremony. Interviews can take place following the ceremony.


For information on joining the EPS, please visit www.joinEPS.ca.


Please contact Cheryl Voordenhout at (780) 421-3507 for more information.

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