There are 31 brand new Huntsville police officers walking the beat this weekend.
The 52nd session of the Huntsville Police Academy held its graduation ceremony Friday afternoon at Lee High School.
The class includes six new female officers - the largest number in any academy class ever.
"It's something I've always dreamed about. I've always been passionate about the criminal justice system, and today I get to live a dream, achieve a dream," said new Huntsville police officer Rosalind White. "I really appreciated that I was in this class because it had so many females in the class. I think Huntsville is trying to become diverse with their hiring force, and this class represented that."
Huntsville has more than 360 sworn police officers, split up between three precincts.
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