Nearly half of new HPD recruits have relatives on the force

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than a dozen members of the Honolulu Police Department's newest recruit class are joining the "family business."

Of the 32 recruits who graduated Wednesday night, 13 of them have family members who are already in the department.

The ceremony for the 172nd recruit class marked the end of intense training at the police academy in Waipahu.

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