Manning Great Lakes Police District ranks are to received a much needed boost with the arrival of two new probationary constables.
The announcement was made following a graduation ceremony at the NSW Police Academy, Goulburn on Friday, December 13.
They are part of a 275 strong group of graduates who will complete one year of on-the-job training and study of the associate degree in police practice by distance education through Charles Sturt University before being confirmed to the rank of constable.
The recruits were inspected on the parade ground by NSW Police Commissioner, Mick Fuller, NSW Governor, Margaret Beazley and New Zealand High Commissioner, Dame Annette King.
Commissioner Fuller said the recruits would boost police resources during the busy summer period.
They are a welcome addition to police area commands and police districts across the state and to the community of NSW.Mick Fuller
"Our newest police officers from class 339 will hit the ground running this December, with Christmas and New Year celebrations only a few weeks away," Commissioner Fuller said.
"As they start their new career, they bring life experience, enthusiasm and the skills they have gained in training at the police academy.
"They are a welcome addition to police area commands and police districts across the state and to the community of NSW."
Police and Emergency Services Minister, David Elliott congratulated the students on their dedication and hard work.
"These officers can be assured that they have the full support of this government as they step into law enforcement and in serving the community," Mr Elliott said.