Maine’s 62 newest police officers graduate from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Wednesday.  Some of the new officers will begin patrolling this weekend, beefing up Thanksgiving weekend patrols.  The new officers have completed eighteen weeks of study and training at the academy, located in Vassalboro. The new officers studied many topics, including crime scene processing, emergency vehicle operation, first aid, traffic and criminal law, domestic violence and sexual assault. Among the graduates are six State Police Trooper recruits, five new Portland Police officers , three new Bangor Police officers and three new deputies from the Cumberland Sheriff’s Office.   The graduation begins at 10 AM and the guest speaker will be Farmington Police Chief Jack Peck, who is President of the Maine Chiefs of Police Association.