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DOCJT Graduates 27 Officers From Basic Training

Basic Class 451RICHMOND, Ky. (2/24/14) – Law enforcement officers from 15 agencies across the state graduated Friday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

The 27 officers of Class 451 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 opera-tions, 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 451 graduates and their agencies are:

  • Justin D. Auton, Erlanger Police Department
  • Matthew S. Blackwell, Covington Police Department
  • John J. Coulter, Covington Police Department
  • Daniel J. Merrell, Covington Police Department
  • Jesse J. Wenning, Covington Police Department
  • Timothy R. Bryant, Nicholasville Police Department
  • Keith W. Lajoie, Nicholasville Police Department
  • Jacob R. Shepherd, Nicholasville Police Department
  • Timothy J. Burnett, Simpson County Sheriff Office
  • Joshua D. Burris, Elizabethtown Police Department
  • Ronald D. Caffee, Elizabethtown Police Department
  • Ryan Slaubaugh, Elizabethtown Police Department
  • Jonathan L. Collins, Independence Police Department
  • Rachel A. Cook, Eastern Kentucky University Police Department
  • Timothy O. Gunn, Eastern Kentucky University Police Department
  • Daniel E. Slone, Eastern Kentucky University Police Department
  • Kenneth M. Corman, Henderson Police Department
  • Daniel P. Pennaman, Henderson Police Department
  • Matthew B. Irvin, Western Kentucky Police Department
  • Kenneth B. Isaac, Salyersville Police Department
  • Jeremiah M. Watson, Salyersville Police Department
  • Jack E. Lakes, Jackson County Police Department
  • Eric McCallister, Sturgis Police Department
  • Lee V. Morris, University of Kentucky Police Department
  • Holly L. Williams, University of Kentucky Police Department
  • Daniel J. Potts, Taylor Mill Police Department
  • Tyler M. Wallace, Morehead Police Department

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