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July 13, 2013 at 8:00 PM

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Police Academy 2.0


MIKE SIEGEL / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Recruits from police academy class 689 train to become police officers at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission in Burien. Instructor Allen Gill shows the recruits proper positioning for handcuffing.

MIKE SIEGEL / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Beau Collins takes in a direct dose of pepper spray to the eyes. There are several challenges the recruits need to pass after taking in the spray.



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Kirkland Sgt. Gary Eggleston helps Trevor Donnelly with his aim during gun training at the training center's gun range.

MIKE SIEGEL/ THE SEATTLE TIMES

Each recruit has this printed note on their desks.

MIKE SIEGEL/ THE SEATTLE TIMES

Whenever there is spare time during class breaks, some of the recruits participate in a "push-up" regimen. 10,000 push ups in addition to normal. Lucas Anderson is at far right.

MIKE SIEGEL / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Camaraderie was a key ingredient of class 689. The class joins hands before being individually sprayed with pepper spray.


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