Proud graduates- Newly minted Richmond Police officers march from the Leslie Cheek Theater after being sworn in last Friday. Location: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The 30 officers are the city’s 111th recruit class. They hail from Virginia and states from Connecticut to North Carolina. They completed 30 weeks of training. They will spend the next eight weeks gaining field experience under the supervision of a veteran officer. The new officers are helping to fill some of the vacancies in the police department’s sworn contingent.