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A Global Reach: Four Naturalized Citizens Training To Become Officers

Publish Date 06/12/2024

Image of four police recruits


As long as you have the heart to serve, you can be from anywhere in world at KCPD.

There are currently four naturalized citizens in the Regional Police Academy training to join the Kansas City Missouri Police Department. Their love of the U.S. and willingness to help others has put them in the perfect spot.

Left to right (picture above), meet:


Nelson Akhinegbe, from Nigeria

Behnam Nazari, from Iran

Diego Rivera Reyes, from El Salvador

Josh Wells, from England


We can’t wait to see how their backgrounds, experiences, and varied skills serve Kansas City.