Masterson focuses on courage and human rights in address to his final graduating class of Boise PD recruits
Posted on September 12, 2014
Boise Police Chief Mike Masterson chose the themes of courage and defending human rights in an address to the final graduating class of police recruits he will oversee before his retirement.
In his remarks scheduled to be delivered this morning to seven graduates and those assembled, he emphasized that "We respect rights by valuing people's differences."
Following is the entire text, which he said was a message he wanted to share with his officers and the community:
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