July 25, 2012
Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe
Graduates line up to take their seats during the academy graduation ceremony for Boston Police Class 51-12.
Graduate Colleen Murphy, left, is pinned by her father Buddy Murphy, a Boston Firefighter.
Erin Burke, left, pins her husband John Burke.
Graduates take their oaths during the academy graduation ceremony at St. Peter's Parish and Teen Center in Dorchester.
Mashpee graduate Ryan Nardone, right, gives his mother Shawn Nardone a hug after the academy graduation ceremony for Boston Police Class 51-12.
Graduates Ryan Nardone, left, and Paul Young congratulate each other following the ceremony.