Waterloo Regional Police Welcome Nineteen New Officers

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Waterloo Regional Police Welcome Nineteen New Officers- Recruits to Take Oath of Office and Receive Police Badges

Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is proud to welcome members of Recruit Class #100.  This badge ceremony will be held at the Waterloo Memorial Recreational Complex, 101 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo, on Friday, August 23, 2019.

Nineteen new Constables have recently completed their basic training at the Ontario Police College and will be officially sworn in and receive their police badges during the ceremony.

“We are excited to welcome Class #100 to the WRPS team and to introduce them to the community,” said Bryan Larkin, Chief of Police. “Each of these new officers bring a wealth of experience and skills to our service and are eager to begin their policing journey to serve the residents of Waterloo Region.”

Prior to joining the police service, the new members studied in a variety of fields, including Sociology, Police Foundations, Applied Arts and Technology, Recreation and Leisure Services, Advanced Police Studies, Physical Education and Psychology, Law and Security, Commerce, Public Policy and Governance, Urban Planning, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Business Management, and Biology.  As well, the officers bring a large range of interests and experience in leadership and volunteer roles in community agencies and activities.

The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. and will include members of our Senior Administration, Police Services Board, the Ontario Court of Justice, as well as volunteers, family and friends.

For more information on how to join the Waterloo Regional Police Service, please visit our website.

Media Inquiries

Ashley Dietrich
Public Information Officer, Executive Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8285

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