REGINA – Five men and two women have officially taken the oath to join the Regina Police Service in an emotional celebration at the police station.
Dozens of family members gathered to support their loved ones as they took the first step in their policing careers.
To reach this point, the recruits beat out more than 100 other candidates in a series of physical and psychological test.
On Friday, they were sworn-in before embarking on 20 weeks of study at the Saskatchewan Police College with recruits from around the province.
“It’s an exciting day for me,” said 26-year-old Jesse Pentz. “It’s been a long time coming and I’m excited to start the next part of my chapter here.”
Pentz decided he wanted to become an officer at the age of 17, following in his father’s footsteps.
“I just saw the respect he got from his colleagues and the satisfaction he…
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