Date of release: February 2, 2018
Jason M. Armstrong and Rebecca A. Smith, the Paducah Police Department's two new recruit officers, were formally sworn in Friday afternoon by McCracken District Judge Todd Jones.
Armstrong is a graduate of McCracken County High School and has an Associate's degree from West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Smith is a graduate of Ballard County High School and has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Louisville.
They will attend the 23-week Basic Law Enforcement Academy at Richmond, KY, before assuming their duties in Paducah.