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Baltimore's Police Department's
Cadet Program

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While the Cadet Program Initially Started on 17 June 1965
This Patch was Issued Until 1968

The cadet program was something that other agencies had done for years, and Baltimore had been trying to establish to help free up patrolman from desk jobs and put them back or the streets. While cadets handled these tasks formerly handled by police, such as answering phones, filing reports, pulling reports, warrants, etc. they were also being groomed to become police, a sort of test drive, for the department to see if the cadet had what it took, and to see if the police work was what the cadet wanted out of life. Likewise, this got the youth a job within the department while they were young and before they were hired by someone else or found a different field to work in. The first Cadet ever hired was Edmund Bossle, he was hired on 17 June, 1965, at the age of 19, and given the badge number 101, a success story, as he would go one to become a Patrolman with the badge number of 100, then a Detective, badge #84, Sergeant badge #442 and Lieutenant badge #115 He had an old sequence number of 6262, which was replaced with what became nicknamed a “short number” of A-894. His career proved the system worked as far as retaining and promoting talent in the department through the cadet program.

 

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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.

Starting Courses

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.

 

1bpd auxThe Third Cadet Patch in Time with the City Officer's Patch
Having the Word CITY Removed

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