The city officially welcomed three new police officers to the ranks last night at the City Council meeting.
In order of seniority, Brendan Maher, Joseph Wells and John P. Connolly were sworn into the by City Clerk William Campbell.
All three men have strong public safety ties. Maher's brother is a detective on the Waltham Police Department. Wells' father was a former Woburn PD reserve officer and a 30-year veteran of the Boston Police Department. Connolly is the son of the late Woburn Police Sgt. Paul Connolly.
Watch video of the swearing-in ceremony by clicking the video player above.