The 77th Basic Training Academy class of the Baton Rouge Police Department will graduate Monday morning.

The 20 graduates began their training on Aug. 22, according to a police department news release.

The new officers will next move into the department’s patrol division where they will participate in the Field Training Officer program where they will be paired with veteran officers for the next several months.

Mayor-President Kip Holden and Police Chief Dewayne White were slated to speak at the 9 a.m. ceremony and the oath of office was to be administered by District Attorney Hillar Moore.