Monday, June 24, 2024

Queensland Police welcome record-breaking 137 new officers

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has welcomed a record-breaking 137 new police officers following their graduation from the QPS Academy in Brisbane today.

The milestone marks the largest group of recruits to graduate in 26 years, signifying a substantial boost to the Service’s frontline resources and commitment to keeping the Queensland community safe.

Commissioner Steve Gollschewski extended a warm welcome to the 137 new First Year Constables (FYCs).

“These new officers bring a diverse range of skills, experiences, and perspectives that will further strengthen our ability to meet the evolving needs of our community,” Commissioner Gollschewski said.

“They are joining a team of dedicated and exceptionally skilled professionals committed to keeping the community safe as well as feel safe.

“The graduation represents a momentous occasion for the Queensland Police Service and the communities we serve.

“I wish each of them the best, as they embark on an extraordinary career.”

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