40 new corrections officers graduate from Metro academy

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A photo of the graduating class of 40 new corrections officers. (Twitter/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Forty new corrections officers graduated at a 9 a.m. ceremony Thursday at Palms Resort & Casino.

The recruits began their training on Feb. 25 and hail from 11 different states and 6 countries including Guam, Mexico, Taiwan, Kenya, Cameroon and Bahrain.

The graduating class has 8 women and 32 men ranging from 22 to 47 years old. Nine served in the military and 10 have prior law enforcement experience.

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