Becoming the Badge: Day One

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It’s day one and 76 recruits report for duty at the El Paso Police Academy.

The road to becoming an officer starts here but not everyone who passes through the academy gates will make it.

On their very first day, recruits get a wake-up call. The academy is physically and emotionally challenging, but academy leader’s say everything they do is for a purpose.

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