BROKEN ARROW, Oklahoma - Broken Arrow now has several new officers within its police department.

Eleven officers and one fire investigator officially joined the force Wednesday night.

The graduation was a special one as the academy had its first ever Broken Arrow Fire Department employee.

Recruits went through an application and interview process before getting selected. They then go through a six-month training phase where they learn laws, ordinances and firearm training.

The Broken Arrow Police Department has more than 140 officers on the force.