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DOCJT Graduates 24 Officers From Basic Training

ky dept of criminal justiceRICHMOND, Ky. (1/24/14) – Law enforcement officers from 19 agencies across the state graduated today from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

The 24 officers of Class 450 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 the first in the nation to be accredited under the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies’ public safety training program designation. DOCJT also earned accredited through the International Association for Continuing Education and Training in 2013 – making it the nation’s only law enforcement training academy to achieve dual accreditation by two independent accrediting organizations.

Class 450 graduates and their agencies are:

  • Benjamin L. Aders, Greenville Police Department
  • Michael B. Arvin, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
  • Matthew R. Berry, Maysville Police Department
  • Audra C. Cobb, Oak Grove Police Department
  • Justin Cooley, Martin Police Department
  • Ian L. Damber, Hopkinsville Police Department
  • Jordan Dean, Columbia Police Department
  • Keith R. Dews, Carrollton Police Department
  • Justin L. Dockery, Ohio County Sheriff’s Office
  • Mitchell Fetters, Raceland Police Department
  • Jason B. Greene, Kentucky State Police
  • Jacob W. Hedgespeth, Campbellsville Police Department
  • Jonathan C. Holbrook, Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office
  • Ryan T. Hundley, Danville Police Department
  • Tyler Marcum, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
  • Lucas J. Meredith, Henderson Police Department
  • Joshua A. Meyer, Henderson Police Department
  • Nathan Moore, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Jonathan Mullins, Danville Police Department
  • Johnathan C. Murray, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
  • Michael S. Parsons, Maysville Police Department
  • Justin T. Reynolds, Florence Police Department
  • Roger D. Thomas, Jr., Richmond Police Department
  • Seath A. Whiles, Danville Police Department

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