Rochester celebrates newest class of police cadets
Updated: Tuesday, February 11 2014, 06:41 AM EST
Rochester, N.Y. - Mayor Lovely Warren and interim Police Chief Michael Ciminelli officially welcomed 25 new RPD Police Academy Cadets in a ceremony Monday morning.
This year's class is composed of 60 percent minority members, the most diverse class in RPD history.
"Police officers are great regardless of color or race. They do a good job at the selection process,” said new officer Justin Linton. "It's been the dream since ... 10 years ago. A lot of my friends are police officers. Just looking at their character speaks volumes.”
After training, the class should be ready for duty by November or December.