THREE NEW POLICE ON THE BEAT IN ARMIDALE, GLEN INNES & INVERELL

THREE NEW POLICE ON THE BEAT IN ARMIDALE, GLEN INNES & INVERELL

Probationary Constables Claudia Gilmore, left, Tegan Smith, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall and Samantha Petty outside Armidale Police Station earlier this week.

Thursday, 20 December 2018

THREE new police officers were personally welcomed to the region this week by Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall as they reported for their first day of duty with the New England Police District.

The three new probationary constables – all part of the Police Academy graduating class Class 335 – are Samantha Petty, Claudia Gilmore and Tegan Smith. Together with there three counterparts starting this week in Moree, the Addict always officers bring the total number of new recruits in the New England District over the past two years to 26.

Each of the new Constables will be based Glen Innes, Armidale, and Inverell

Mr Marshall congratulated the new recruits on graduating from the Goulburn Police Academy and thanked them for their commitment to preventing and disrupting crime.

“The new recruits will be wonderful additions to the local police ‘family’ and it’s great to know that they all come from country communities, having grown up in Moree, Tamworth and Lismore,” Mr Marshall said.

“Policing can be an extremely challenging profession but with the training they’ve received from the academy and from what they’ll learn in their local commands they’ll be adequately prepared to step into this important role.

“These recruits are part of over 5,000 to have become sworn NSW Police Officers since 2011.

“If you happen to see our newest officers, please stop, say g’day and welcome them to our region.”

Class 335 included 257 recruits who have attested as Probationary Constables. These new recruits will commence on-the-job training and will continue distance education before graduating with an Associate Diploma in Policing Practice.

The NSW Government has committed to fortify the force into the future with the recent investment of more than $583 million over four years to deliver 1,500 extra police across the State.

Recent Articles

WORK ‘POWERS UP’ ON NEW ENGLAND SOLAR FARM 50MW BATTERY

24th May 2022

Turning the first ceremonial sod of soil today to commence construction on the 50 megawatt/hour battery at the 720... Read More

VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING BILL PASSES, GIVING PEOPLE CHOICE: MP

19th May 2022

Thursday, 19 May 2022   NORTHERN Tablelands MP Adam Marshall has this afternoon welcomed the passing of the Voluntary Assisted Dying... Read More

FARMERS & LANDHOLDERS OFFERED FUNDING TO PROTECT KOALA HABITAT

18th May 2022

Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall says farmers and landholders in the Armidale Regional and Uralla local government areas will... Read More