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New police officers joining the ranks in Allentown

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 03 2013 03:32:16 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 03 2013 04:28:13 PM CDT

A handful of new police officers will soon be walking the beat in Allentown.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A handful of new police officers will soon be walking the beat in Allentown.

Five officers were sworn-in during a ceremony at City Hall on Wednesday.

Two of the officers still have to go through the Allentown Police Academy, but the other three are already certified.

The new hires bring the count of police officers in the city to 211.