The Fresno Police Department welcomed 28 police officers, an emergency services dispatcher and 11 cadets in a swearing-in ceremony Monday afternoon at City Hall.
The new police officers include 23 recruits: Sean Morris, Richard Luna, Steven Baiza, Robert Kifer, David Farfan Jr., Levon Tarakjian, Kelly Wilkes, Blake Dudley, Julian Rodriguez, Jacqueline Moreno, Jeremy Aguilar, Ky White, Gustavo Gutierrez, Parvinder Hans, Joe Calderon, Eric Munoz, Manpreet Uppal, Drew Vanzant, Samuel Torres, Shayne Dias, Eric Hull, Jesus Menchaca and Manuel Amaya.
Five more officers made lateral moves: Jacob Snow, Sean Calvert, Patrick Feller, Omar Khan and Luis Rosales.
Cadet I honorees were Claudia Moreno, Rebekah Wells, Charles Martinez, Andrew Salazar, Evy Espinoza and Yesenia Hernandez. Cadet II honorees were Shauna Rosales, Vi Yang, Eduardo Avalos, Christopher Hodge and Scott Gray.
Markey Blankenship is the new emergency services dispatcher.