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Oakland PD's Recruit Class Is First In Two Years

April 20, 2010  | 

The first group of Oakland Police recruits in two years have begun 26 weeks of training at the Alameda County Sheriff's Office Regional Training Center Academy, the Oakland Tribune reports.

Of the class of 22 recruits, eight are cadets. The diverse group includes 13 minorities, six women and nine bilingual speakers—Spanish and Cantonese are the most predominant second languages. The majority live in the East Bay, with seven residing in Oakland.

The department now has 778 sworn officers and 803 eligible positions.

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