STAFFORDSHIRE Police have welcomed 16 new recruits into their ranks.
Constables Erika Bourne, James Boyles and Marvin Marshall will be joining the Stoke Central Local Policing Team (LPT).
PC Richard Marsh are heading to Stoke North while PCs Emily Bradley and Tomasso Wood are taking up duties in Stoke South.
PC Gareth Robbins will be joining the team at Newcastle-under-Lyme and PC Calum MacDonald is to be located in the Staffordshire Moorlands.
In South Staffordshire, Tamworth LPT will benefit from new PCs Preet Chahal and Stacey Chiles, PCs Deborah Barton and Kristofer Jones will be based at Cannock and PC Robert Barker will be on duty in Stafford.
PC Sophie Boden will be joining our South Staffs LPT, PC Philip Dinger will be located at Lichfield and PC Sam Mott will be welcomed at Burton.
The new officers will now continue with their classroom training and placements before permanently joining local policing teams across the county.