Stamp Made in Photoshop shows P/O Chuck Bealefeld getting his Cadet Badge
Baltimore's Police Department's
While the Cadet Program Initially Started on 17 June 1965
The first Cadet patch a Grey and Blue Rocker Patch wasn't issued until 1968
The Second Cadet Patch Would Look Like This.
Like the Officer's patch of the same time with the word "City"
48 Police Cadets in Courses
The Sun (1837-1989); Sep 22, 1967; pg. C14
48 city police have begun mandatory classes in law enforcement at Baltimore junior-college under a department financed program which could lead to associate of arts degree for each cadet.
The program requires that each of the departments but that’s thick six semester hours of courses during the fall and spring semesters and at least three hours during the summer months.
In addition to the 40 the start of the program, an additional 11 Cadets have already been taken horses at the junior-college or at Morgan state college. Six men now in the police academy who began his Cadets are also taking college courses under the program.
$5200 a Semester
From departmental training funds, each student’s tuition of $89 and book expenses of about $15 will be paid, making total cost of the department for each semester of about $5200
The police cadet program was initiated in the city in 1965. A youth can become a cadet at the age of 18 and then entered the police Academy at the age of 21 to become a full-fledged patrolman.
Under the present schedule, a fit that who begins the college program at the age of 18 and about two-thirds the credits needed for an associate of arts degree in law enforcement.
In order to remain at the deck, the Cadet must maintain passing grades in his classes.
That’s just starting to classes will take courses in English and sociology.
Donald D. Pomerleau, Police Commissioner, said he feels “education and training and mandatory college programs for the debts will ensure that we have a constant flow of intelligent young man entering the department.”
He said, “if where to get the very most out of our cadet program, it is necessary that would make it mandatory for them to unfold in a police administration course.”
Under the program, the Cadets have been divided into two groups, half of which will take classes on Monday and Wednesday nights the other half will attend on Tuesday and Thursday nights.
The Third Cadet Patch in Time with the City Officer's Patch
Having the Word CITY Removed
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