Recruit Kendall Buford, front left, stood at attention as Police Chief Ronnie Bastin, right, and the command staff (not pictured) began to file out of the room after being introduced to the Police Academy recruit class of 2012 on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 at the Division of Police Roll Call and Training Facility 1795 Old Frankfort Pike in Lexington, Ky.  The media was introduced to the 2012 Lexington Division of Police class of 27 new recruits participating in the 2012 Police Academy.  They will complete nearly 11 months of training, which includes eight months of classroom and six weeks of street training.  Photo by David Perry | Staff
Recruit Kendall Buford, front left, stood at attention as Police Chief Ronnie Bastin, right, and the command staff (not pictured) began to file out of the room after being introduced to the Police Academy recruit class of 2012 on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 at the Division of Police Roll Call and Training Facility 1795 Old Frankfort Pike in Lexington, Ky. The media was introduced to the 2012 Lexington Division of Police class of 27 new recruits participating in the 2012 Police Academy. They will complete nearly 11 months of training, which includes eight months of classroom and six weeks of street training. Photo by David Perry | Staff HERALD-LEADER
Recruit Kendall Buford, front left, stood at attention as Police Chief Ronnie Bastin, right, and the command staff (not pictured) began to file out of the room after being introduced to the Police Academy recruit class of 2012 on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 at the Division of Police Roll Call and Training Facility 1795 Old Frankfort Pike in Lexington, Ky. The media was introduced to the 2012 Lexington Division of Police class of 27 new recruits participating in the 2012 Police Academy. They will complete nearly 11 months of training, which includes eight months of classroom and six weeks of street training. Photo by David Perry | Staff HERALD-LEADER

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