SFPD Academy's 257th Basic Class Graduates 17-175

257 graduating class photo

The San Francisco Police Department will be holding a graduation ceremony for the 257th Basic Academy Class, Friday, November 17th, 2017, at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 2850 19th Avenue at Sloat Blvd. at 6:00 P.M. There are 45 recruits graduating (38 men and 7 women).

Three members have Master’s degrees, thirty-one members of the class have earned Bachelor’s degrees, four have earned Associate’s degrees and one has a Juris Doctor degree. Six graduates served in the military as members of the US Army, US Air Navy , and US Marine Corps. Members of the class were previously served as SFPD Cadets, youth coaches, and were employed in the fields of Customer Service, Counseling, Child Care, Security and Loss Prevention, Teaching/Education, and Sales and Corrections.

Several graduates are bilingual, fluent in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Shanghainese, Tagalog, French, Ukrainian, Russian, Korean, Punjabi, Greek and American Sign Language.

Following the graduation, the newly sworn SFPD officers will be gin a 16-week field-training program at various district stations.