New Wichita Falls Police Officers Hitting The Streets - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

New Wichita Falls Police Officers Hitting The Streets

There are more Wichita Falls police officers on the streets today.

Friday morning eight students became the 63rd group of graduates to complete the Wichita Falls Police Department's Academy. Trevor Wooten is the honor graduate of the group. Two graduates, Gregory Crane and Roger Sparks, had been in the military before becoming officers.  The academy lasts for 24 weeks with 960 hours of training covering everything from the Texas Penal Code to Police Weapons and Tactics.
The newly commissioned officers will be placed in patrol and begin their field training with experienced officers for the next three months.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

    More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-05-26 13:33:35 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-27 14:04:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through the courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through the courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the...

    A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and that'll continue, no matter what the Supreme Court decides in the case of a baker who wouldn't create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

    A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and that'll continue, no matter what the Supreme Court decides in the case of a baker who wouldn't create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

  • US Gulf Coast braces for impact as Alberto approaches

    US Gulf Coast braces for impact as Alberto approaches

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:23:47 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-27 14:04:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Tommy Whitlock, left, places a filled sand bag onto his trailer at a Harrison County Road Department sand bag location, as his friend Joseph Buckner adjusts the load while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Tommy Whitlock, left, places a filled sand bag onto his trailer at a Harrison County Road Department sand bag location, as his friend Joseph Buckner adjusts the load while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its...

    The governors of Florida, Alabama and Mississippi all declared states of emergency ahead of the storm.

    The governors of Florida, Alabama and Mississippi all declared states of emergency ahead of the storm.

  • The Latest: Spain rescues 366 migrants in Mediterranean

    The Latest: Spain rescues 366 migrants in Mediterranean

    Sunday, May 27 2018 6:53 AM EDT2018-05-27 10:53:54 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-27 14:04:03 GMT

    Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 366 migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea this weekend.

    Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 366 migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea this weekend.

Powered by Frankly