Metro Police Academy Session 48
Last night, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department held a graduation ceremony for Session 48 of the Metro Police Training Academy. A good friend of mine, Brandon Frith, was one of the graduating members of this session. Twenty one weeks ago, Brandon and twenty other determined individuals embarked on the arduous task of becoming Metropolitan Nashville Police Officers.
During their five and half month training session, these individuals endured challenges of both the physical and mental variety. I don’t know about you, but I would find it extremely difficult to sit down and focus on a law exam after pushing my body to its limit physically. While it was difficult for them at first, the trainees were able to depend each other to overcome the challenges placed before them by the Police Academy staff.
I applaud each of these newly commissioned officers on a job well done. The streets are now a little bit safer because of this addition to the force. These officers aren’t wasting any time either. Most of them start their six-month probation period today. So if you see a rookie cop out there over the next six months, tell them thanks for sacrificing so much to help make Nashville a better city.