Monday morning, on June 7, Boston Police Academy Class 60-20 completed the traditional run from the Boston Police Academy to Boston Police Headquarters. The run is completed by the recruits a few days before their graduation from the Academy and winds over approximately 8 miles through a number of Boston’s neighborhoods.
This tradition is symbolic of the distance the recruits have come in six months of training and the transformations they have made from a civilian to a police officer. Upon arrival at headquarters, the recruits laid a wreath at the Boston Police Officer Memorial to remind them of those that have paved the way and come before them.
They then took turns individually paying their respects and saying a prayer before getting to see their family and loved ones who had come to support them on this momentous occasion. Strong work Class 60-20.