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16 new officers join the SCMPD

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

16 new police officers have joined the Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department.

The officers, 15 men and 1 woman, were officially sworn in and given their badges at a ceremony Thursday at the Savannah Civic Center. The ceremony took place in front of colleagues, friends, and family.

Among those joing the force is Mark McPhail Jr., son of Mark McPhail, an officer who was killed in the line of duty.

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