DEPT crim grad 500

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/3/13) – Law enforcement officers from 19 agencies across the state graduated today from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

The 27 officers of Class 443 completed 18 weeks of training, which consisted of nearly 770 hours of recruit-level-officer academy instruction. Major training areas included homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle operations, firearms, investigations, first aid/CPR, patrol procedures, orientation for new law enforcement families and mechanics of arrest, restraint and control.

Basic training is mandatory for Kentucky law enforcement officers who are required to comply with the state’s Peace Officer Professional Standards Act of 1998. The Department of Criminal Justice Training provides basic training for city and county police officers, sheriffs’ deputies, university police, airport police and others.

The Department of Criminal Justice Training is a state agency located on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus. The agency is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies and was the first in the nation to be accredited under CALEA’s public safety training program designation. In 2006, the academy also became the first law enforcement training academy in the nation to be named as a CALEA flagship agency.
 
The agency also provides in-service and leadership training for Kentucky law enforcement officers and public safety dispatch training.

Class 443 graduates and their agencies are:
–Brandon L. Beatty, Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office
–John C. Bright Jr., Cynthiana Police Department
–Chris Collins, Williamstown Police Department
–Richard A. Crowder, Boone County Sheriff’s Office
–Nathan Day, Fort Thomas Police Department
–Jamie Gapp, Hopkinsville Police Department
–Aaron Hardin, Radcliff Police Department
–Bryant W. Hunger, Carrollton Police Department
–Brittany M. Kirk, Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office
–Ben Kolkmeier, Florence Police Department
–Justin Kuhn, Cincinnati/Northern Ky. International Airport Police Department
–Katrina Masters, Somerset Police Department
–Edel McGlone, Radcliff Police Department
–Jordan S. Miller, Somerset Police Department
–Samuel Peace, Corbin Police Department
–Shaun Rains, Cynthiana Police Department
–Richard D. Reilly II, Harrodsburg Police Department
–William Roundtree, Madisonville Police Department
–Lonnie Sawyers II, Corbin Police Department
–Eric L. Setser, Catlettsburg Police Department
–Donald Shepherd, Benham Police Department
–Michael Smith, Barbourville Police Department
–Robert Stephens, Radcliff Police Department
–Ashton Thornberry, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
–Cruz Thornsberry, Hazard Police Department
–Kyle Trosper, Corbin Police Department
–Joshua Wilson, Somerset Police Department

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