Three brothers graduate NYPD academy together, following in father’s footsteps

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For the Favale brothers, dress blues, a patrolman's cap, patent leather shoes and a shield is now the family uniform.

The sons of NYPD deputy inspector Anthony Favale.

Are among the 1,223 police officers that graduated Tuesday morning

“Alec, and John, and Steven Favale all graduating together today – the first time anyone can remember this happening in the history of the police academy – it is an amazing day for New York,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

After graduation Stephen, 24, will head to the 120 Precinct on Staten Island.

John and Alec, 22, who are twins will head to the 60th Precinct in Coney Island and 6th precinct in West Village respectively.

Their father deputy inspector Favale has had quite a decorated career but for him and wife Stephanie this is their proudest moment.

"I'm numb," said Favale.

The first blue blood sibling rivarly is sure to be for their father's Sergeant's badge.