dept criminal justiceHOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (8/26/13) – Law enforcement officers from 19 agencies across the commonwealth were recognized at a graduation ceremony today for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Academy of Police Supervision, including a local Hopkinsville Officer.
 
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 53rd to complete APS since the program began in 2003.
Louisville Metro Police Department Major Kim Kraeszig served as guest speaker.
 
APS is a stepping stone to the Department of Criminal Justice Training’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 53 graduates and their agencies are:
 
Chris N. Aldridge, Hopkinsville Police Department
Victor De. Lynch, Oak Grove Police Department
David B. Adkins, Pikeville Police Department
Patrick Donahoe, Shelbyville Police Department
Michael D. Burton, Glasgow Police Department
Roger Estep, Somerset Police Department
Jon M. Hagedorn, Louisville Metro Police Department
Joey Keeney, Mt. Sterling Police Department
Donald R. Jewell, Lebanon Police Department
Scott C. Hardcorn, Kenton County Police Department
David L. Tucker, Campbellsville Police Department
Jared M. Rivera, McCracken County Sheriff’s Office
Jason L. Riegler Sr., Mayfield Police Department
Tim Ryker, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
Michael O’Donnell, Shepherdsville Police Department
Jason E. Paulley, Shepherdsville Police Department
Jonathan M. Pack, Prestonsburg Police Department
Mark V. Nichols, Trigg County Sheriff’s Office
Mike Murdoch, Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office
William McGohan, Erlanger Police Department
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Kelly Foreman (Department of Criminal Justice Training)

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.

In Other News...

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual Eggstravaganza

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (03/29/2015) — A fire truck siren sounded Saturday at the Madisonville City Park, but not because… Read More

Whitfield Meets with Alzheimer's Association

WASHINGTON (3/29/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5741

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5352

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5128

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5065

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4247

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4035

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13650

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11584

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 28, 2015 2936

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 28, 2015 1946

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1571

VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen'…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1340

Commission Hears More Proposals for Subdividing…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1159

Independence Bank Scholarship Reception Held…

by Lynnsie Fulkerson
March 27, 2015 1001

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 27, 2015 939

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy Launches…

by Danielle Palmer
March 28, 2015 884

Four Roses to Build Bottling Facility in Bullitt…

by Office of the Governor
March 28, 2015 855

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 850

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

by Beth Fisher