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DOCJT Graduates 23 Law Officers from Basic Training

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/8/13) – Law enforcement officers from 15 agencies across the state graduated today from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

The 27 officers of Class 444 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 444 graduates and their agencies are:
Craig Ball, Owensboro Police Department
Stephen Bowling, Catlettsburg Police Department
Dustin Bowman, Bowling Green Police Department
William Bradley, Berea Police Department
Jonathan Brown, Bowling Green Police Department
Bernie Ferguson, Owensboro Police Department
Nelson Finn, Lebanon Police Department
Robert Flick, II   Hopkinsville Police Department
Andrea Haire, Elizabethtown Police Department
Rodney Horning, Mt. Sterling Police Department
David Houchens, Barren County Sheriff’s Office
Weston Kemp, Lebanon Police Department
Jonathan Mann, Bowling Green Police Department
Charles McWhirter, Hillview Police Department
Stephen Purvis, Bowling Green Police Department
Carl Roark, Richmond Police Department
John Ross, Raceland Police Department
Donna Sargent, Henderson Police Department
Shaun Schroader, Owensboro Police Department
Zachary Stokes, Richmond Police Department
Joseph Swartz, Elizabethtown Police Department
Tyler A. Thomas, Trigg County Sheriff’s Office
Phillip Wimpee, Meade County Sheriff’s Office    
 
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