ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Police Department welcomed three new officers tonight.
A swearing-in ceremony was held for Jeremiah Phillips, Mark Mitchell, and Kenneth Schlegel who recently graduated from the Police Academy.
Family members pinned on their new badges.
Patrolman Schelgel says he's looking forward to serving and protecting the community.
"It was a great experience," said Patrolman Kenneth Schlegel. "You get to bond with a bunch of great guys and women who also have the same passion that you do."
Schlegel was proud that he got the second highest score in his class on the pistol range at the academy.
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