Brookhaven Mayor J. Max Davis swore in the city’s police force on July 15 in a ceremony at The Marist School.
The Brookhaven Police Department is comprised of 54 officers, who will begin patrolling the city July 31.
The officers are to begin a two-week training program prior to the department’s start-up date. Officers will undergo physical, weapons tactics, policies and procedures and ethics training, according to city officials.
“These officers represent some of the most experienced law enforcement in the state,” Police Chief Gary Yandura said in a news release. “We have assembled a great team and they are excited to begin protecting and serving Brookhaven.”