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Posted on: March 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Victoria Police Department swears in 2 new officers

Two uniformed officers wearing facial coverings stand side by side.

PHOTO #1: From left, Daniel Ruiz and J.T. Smith were sworn in March 11 as new Victoria Police Department officers during an outdoor ceremony at the City Hall courtyard, 105 W. Juan Linn St. The new officers now begin a 16-week field training program alongside field training officers. After successfully completing this program, they will patrol the city streets and respond to calls for service independently.

Woman at outdoor podium raises hand. Uniformed police officers raise their hands.PHOTO #2: City Secretary April Hilbrich, left, administers the Victoria Police Department oath of office March 11 to new officers Daniel Ruiz and J.T. Smith, middle, and other VPD officers in attendance during an outdoor ceremony at the City Hall courtyard, 105 W. Juan Linn St.

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