Eight ‘step up’ to become KPD

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    92nd Police Recruit Class graduate Hiro Shimada, center, is congratulated on being named the Outstanding Recruit by Lt. Todd Tanaka, left, and Kaua‘i Police Chief Todd Raybuck, right, Wednesday during the graduation ceremonies held at the Kaua‘i Police Department headquarters.

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    92nd Police Recruit class graduate Rober Kerry takes his Oath of Office, Wednesday while spectators maintain social distancing at the graduation ceremony.

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    Kaua‘i Police Department Sgt. Darla Nonaka wipes down the microphone between speakers, Wednesday during the 92nd Police Recruit Class graduation that was held in compliance with COVID-19 rules, including face masks, social distancing, and sanitizing.

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    92nd Police Recruit Class graduate Clement Nghi gets his badge pinned by Kaua‘i Police Chief Todd Raybuck, Wednesday after Nghi’s family was unable to attend the graduation because of the 14-day quarantine.

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    92nd Police Recruit Class graduate Kelvin Villanueva takes his Oath of Office, Wednesday during commencement exercises that made him one of Kaua‘i’s newest police officers.

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    Kaua‘i Police Chief Todd Raybuck presents the KPD instruction team led by Lt. Todd Tanaka, and graduates Robert Kerry, Kelvin Villanueva, Clement Nghi, Cody Chow, Evan Kuribayashi, Hiro Shimada, Kamie Imai, and Joseph Dill following the 92nd Police Recruit Class graduation at the Kaua‘i Police Dept. headquarters.

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    92nd Police Recruit Class graduate Cody Chow and Joseph Dill lead the line of eight graduates onto the COVID-19 graduation show floor, Wednesday at Kaua‘i Police Dept. headquarters.

LIHU‘E — Eight graduates of the 92nd Police Recruit Class “stepped up,” Wednesday to become the latest additions to the Kaua‘i Police Department.

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