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Fort Pierce Police Welcome New Police Officer, Markeis Washington

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Photo courtesy Fort Pierce Police Department

Fort Pierce - Friday July 29, 2022: The Fort Pierce Police Department Friday welcomed its newest officer, Markeis Washington.

Officer Washington was sworn in by Police Chief Diane Hobley-Burney in the presence of her family. Officer Washington will now begin her first phase of training with Fort Pierce Police road patrol Field Training Officers.

See and hear Chief Hobley-Burney welcome Officer Washington here: https://fb.watch/eDDtahwZa0/

Chief Hobley-Burney welcomed Officer Washington saying "this is a great day for the Fort Pierce Police Department."

"We're in a world right now where people don't look at policing as an honorable or great profession," said the Chief at the swearing in ceremony, "Today I stand before you because I say it remains a great and wonderful profession."