01-30-15 82nd Recruit Class

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Office of the Chief
Harry S. Kubojiri
Phone: 961-2244


Media Release

The Hawaiʻi Police Department’s 82nd Recruit Class was recognized Friday (January 30) during ceremonies held at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel.

The police recruits, who just completed six months of intensive training, will undergo four months of on-the-job field training with veteran police officers before they are qualified to work alone.

During the ceremony, three officers received special recognition for excellence. They were Michael L. Collings, who excelled in academic training, Christopher J. Fukumoto, who excelled in firearms training, and Christopher R. Sugimoto, who excelled in physical fitness training.

The other members of the 82nd Recruit Class are: Alric A. Dalere (secretary/treasurer), Benjamin T. Koelher, Rusty K. O. Mattos, Alipate M. Moleni (vice president), Ansel J. Robinson (president), Christa A. Russell, Andy M. Schmid, Andrew O. Springer, Edward A. Stephenson.

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