dept criminal justiceRICHMOND, Ky. (12/13/13) – Law enforcement officers from nine agencies across the state graduated today from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

The 23 officers of Class 449 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 agency also provides in-service and leadership training for Kentucky law enforcement officers and public safety dispatch training.

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. In November, DOCJT earned accreditation through the International Association for Continuing Education and Training - making it the only law enforcement training academy in the nation to be dually accredited by two independent accrediting organizations.

Class 449 graduates and their agencies are:
•Trisha Blake, Erlanger Police Department
•Zachary Burton, Covington Police Department
•Patrick Carroll, Princeton Police Department
•Cristian Casper, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
•Jordan Choate, Princeton Police Department
•Shawn Dedden, Cincinnati/Northern Ky. International Airport Police Department
•Jared Ervin, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
•Evan Ethington, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
•Jeremy Gabbard, Clay County Sheriff’s Office
•Joseph Gier, Covington Police Department
•Luke Hamlin, Bowling Green Police Department
•Michael Hudson, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
•Benjamin Lane, Princeton Police Department
•Robbie Lile, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
•Bradley Martin, Bowling Green Police Department
•Brent McGee, Versailles Police Department
•Jennie McShane, Bowling Green Police Department
•James Mulholland, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
•Daniel Padgett, Versailles Police Department
•Steven E. Phillips II, Vine Grove Police Department
•Evan Scharlow, Bowling Green Police Department
•Jacob Speck, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
•William Suits, Princeton Police Department
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Department of Criminal Justice Training

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 30, 2015 3826

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3759

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2847

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2547

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2481

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16689

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15664

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 02, 2015 1715

Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent Show

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1413

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 1235

Community Helps ‘Cram the Hummer’ for School…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1213

Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 990

Man Accused of Using Craig's List to Encourage…

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 901

Spinal Cord Injury Patient's Foundation Sponsors…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 851

Back To School Bash Brings Crowd to Mall

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 601

Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 598

'The Free' Gets Greenville Crowd Groovin'

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 577

Vehicle Accident Results in One Fatality

by SurfKY News