SAVANNAH, GA (November 20, 2015) –Today seven cadets, hired by the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, graduated from the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.

The SCMPD cadets completed the 11-week state-mandated training, which began on Sep. 7. They are members of the GPSTC Class 286. On Monday, these now certified peace officers will begin an additional seven weeks of training at the SCMPD Patrol School.

Congratulations to our newest officers: James Hurst, Joseph Knight, Maria Lang, Erik Perez, Tyler Ranta, Anthony Ravita and Christopher Tillis.