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Posted on: June 29, 2023

CPD Welcomes Largest and Most Diverse Recruit Class

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June 29, 2023

CPD (Charlottesville Police Department) Welcomes Largest and Most Diverse Recruit Class

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – CPD is sending its largest and most diverse group of recruits to the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy (CSCJTA) on July 5, 2023.

The 14 new recruits make up the first majority, minority class CPD has ever sent to the academy.  

Chief Kochis remarked on the new recruit class stating, "a lot of hard work by our staff went into recruiting, background investigations and hiring these new officers. This group of officers should be proud to have made it through a very thorough hiring process. We are hiring the best and brightest of those who want to serve the Charlottesville Community. “

CPD's New Recruit Class of 2023

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Kyle Ervin
Public Safety Information Officer
City of Charlottesville

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