20 October, 2022
New correctional officers sworn in
LOTUS Glen Correctional Centre has 13 new officers ready for duty after they were sworn into their roles during a recent graduation ceremony in Mareeba.
Hosted at the Cedric Davies Memorial Hub, the graduation was witnessed by the officers’ friends and families as they were sworn in after completing their 10-week custodial officer entry program.
Acting Assistant Commissioner Hamlett said the new officers were ready to take on the many challenges of working in a correctional centre.
“Our correctional officers are equipped with the highest level of training, skills and support to enable them to perform their roles safely and effectively,” she said.
“We acknowledge their achievement and their commitment to model the key principles of the corrections 2030 strategy – safety, respect, excellence, empowerment and accountability.”