A graduation ceremony was held today, May 7, 2021, for the recruits of Dallas Police Academy Class 374. Twenty-two new members of the Dallas Police Department received their badges and were sworn in by Chief Eddie Garcia. Despite the pandemic, the recruits remained dedicated and accomplished their goals of becoming Dallas police officers. Due to the restrictions in place, the families of the recruits and other members of the Dallas Police Department were unable to attend this ceremony but were able to watch via live-stream.
The twenty-two new recruits will be transferred to the Patrol Bureau where they will complete their field training.