Two new police officers will be welcomed to departments across Central West Police District, as part of 12 new probationary constables were allocated to the western region.
The new recruits are part of the graduating class of 204 probationary constables that will join the ranks of the NSW Police Force.
Acting Police Commissioner David Hudson congratulated the newest recruits who were sworn in on Friday's ceremony at the NSW Police Force Academy at Goulburn.
"Our newest probationary constables join the Force at a critical time, as we move beyond the trials of 2020," he said.
"As an organisation, we are constantly forced to face new and emerging challenges and I can assure our attesting police recruits that they are embarking on a satisfying and rewarding career."
In 2019 the NSW government announced the delivery of 1500 additional police officers over four years, and the government has further committed to a $60 million upgrade to Goulburn Police Academy.
Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliot said police officers performed a crucial role in protecting the community.
"As the probationary constables step into their law enforcement duties they can know that they have the full support of this government," he said.
"I commend their choice to pursue a career in policing, where they will serve the community and keep this state safe."
Over the next 12 months these probationary constables would be required to continue their studies to complete the associate degree in policing practice by distance education with Charles Sturt University before being confirmed to the rank of constable.
Along with Central West's new constables, four were allocated to the Orana Mid-Western PD, one new officer was allocated for the Barrier Police District, three to the Chifley Police District and two to the New England Police District.
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