Metropolitan Police Department recruit class 2012-3 officers (from left) Deon George, Terrance Bradley, Guillermo Canales, Nicole Copeland and Terrence Craig make sure their uniforms are all situated before their graduation ceremony on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at the Metropolitan Police Academy in Southwest Washington, D.C. The class graduated 15 new police officers. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY

Metropolitan Police Department recruit class 2012-3 officers (from left) Deon George, Terrance Bradley, Guillermo Canales, Nicole Copeland and Terrence Craig make sure their uniforms are all situated before their graduation ceremony on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at the Metropolitan Police Academy in Southwest Washington, D.C. The class graduated 15 new police officers. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)