By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Friday was graduation day at the Philadelphia Police Academy. Fifty-five graduates took the oath of office and were officially sworn in as police officers.

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Fifty-four will join the Philadelphia Police Department and one is bound for the Temple University Police Department.

55 Philadelphia Police Academy Graduates Sworn-in As Police Officers

The pandemic forced changes to the ceremony. It was livestreamed. Only the graduates and necessary personnel could attend in person.