Four new recruits joined Tamworth Police Station this week after graduating from 8 months of training at the Goulbourn Police Academy.
The probationary constables were welcomed by Minister for Police and Emergency Services the Hon David Elliott MP, Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson and Superintendent Kylie Endemi as they embark on 12 months on the job training right here in Tamworth.
Several of the officers have family relations in town and all four said they were pleased with their posting in Tamworth.
The three men and one woman who joined Oxley Police District, graduated from Class 342 with 193 other probationary constables last Friday 14th August at a restricted ceremony to comply with COVID-19 restrictions.
Superintendent Endemi said the new officers are very welcome at Tamworth Police Station.
"It's an enormous boost to our resources and we're very grateful to have them," Superintendant Endemi said.
"They will work with a field training officer for the next 12 weeks while they go through the next stage in their training and they will take 12 months to get to the point of being confirmed as constables."
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson MP welcomed the group to Tamworth and wished them all the best in their new careers.
"Our police go to work day in day out working tirelessly on the front line to keep us
safe from harm and providing support wherever they are needed," said Mr Anderson, "Our new police officers are a boost to the Tamworth community and represent my
unrelenting commitment for more police in our region.”