A number of local police department have new officers. The Connecticut State Police Training Academy held its graduation ceremony Thursday night. The Brookfield Police Department announced the graduation of Ben Gerstenmaier after 6 months of training. Brookfield's newest officer will join the ranks of the Patrol Division during his first shift on Saturday when he will begin his twelve week field training period. Bethel Police congratulated Officers Beamonte Fekieta on graduating. They will go through 16 weeks of Field Training with senior officers before heading out on patrol on their own.