ky dept of criminal justiceRICHMOND, Ky. (4/22/13) – Law enforcement officers from 20 agencies across the commonwealth were recognized at a graduation ceremony Friday, April 19 for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Academy of Police Supervision.
 
APS, also called the sergeant’s academy, is a three-week, 120-hour training program targeted for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency’s promotion list to become sergeants.
 
While in APS, students participate in classes focusing on the role of a supervisor, as well as leadership, resolving conflict, managing diversity, monitoring officer performance, professional image, legal issues for supervisors, ethics, interpersonal communication, effective written communication, making decisions, solving problems, managing critical incidents, public speaking, emotional survival, budgeting, media relations and others.
 
The graduating class is the 49th to complete APS since the program began in 2003.
 
Ohio County Sheriff David Thompson served as guest speaker.
 
Russellville Police Department Sgt. Morris Kisselbaugh served as class speaker.
 
APS is a stepping stone to DOCJT’s Kentucky Leadership Institute, which consists of a series of three progressive leadership courses aimed at developing and shaping future and current leaders in law enforcement agencies across the commonwealth.
 
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 accredited public safety-training program in the nation. In 2006, the academy also became the first law enforcement-training academy in the nation to be designated as a CALEA flagship agency.

APS 49 graduates and their agencies are:

  • Jennifer Arbogast, Glasgow Police Department
  • Jonathon Barefoot, University of KY Police Department
  • Mark Conrad, Madisonville Police Department
  • Sam Goodman, Lakeside Park/Crestview Hills Police Department
  • Lisa D. Hampton, Bellevue Police Department
  • Michael L. Holeman, Radcliff Police Department
  • David A. Howe, Murray Police Department
  • Chad F. Keen, Allen County Sheriff’s Office
  • Morris L. Kisselbaugh, Russellville Police Department
  • Adrian Lewis Jr., Springfield Police Department
  • Eric E. Love, Ludlow Police Department
  • Brian S. Maines, Grant County Sheriff’s Office
  • Christopher W Matthews, Ohio County Sheriff’s Office
  • Jeffery B. Owens, Harlan Police Department
  • Michael S. Platero, Hopkinsville Police Department
  • Kenneth L. Proffitt, Shepherdsville Police Department
  • Shauna L. Rios, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Martin L. Rosenberger, Louisville Metro Police Department
  • George Stewart Jr., Manchester Police Department
  • David C. Wiseman, Hazard Police Department


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