Three new city police recruits are to be sworn in Monday, officials said.
The officers will then enter the Zone 5 Law Enforcement Training Academy for six months of basic training. The training is to be followed by 12 weeks of department field training.
The new officers are:
* Patrick A. Irwin, 26, of Schenectady, a graduate of Avon Old Farms High School. He attended Union College and holds a degree in history.
* Patrick J. Verret, 29, of Schenectady, who was home- schooled through high school and later attended the University at Albany and transferred to Schenectady County Community College, where he received a degree in criminal justice.
* Kyle D. Willetts, 24, of Schenectady, a 2006 graduate of Lansingburgh High School. He attended Norwich University in Vermont and holds a degree in criminal justice.