North La. Criminal Justice Academy graduates 18
Eighteen recruits from six agencies became certified P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) law enforcement officers during the graduation of Class 010 from North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy Nov. 15.
The guest speaker was the Honorable Judge Scott Crichton, Caddo District Judge First Judicial District. The academy is hosted by Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and teaches officer survival skills, legal issues, weapons qualifications, physical fitness, chemical weapons and more.
The honor graduate award and academic award winner was Stephen Mackey of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. Michael Iman with the Bossier City Police Department received the physical fitness award, and Michael Permenter with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office won the firearms proficiency award.
The graduation was unique for two recruits, whose dads are both deputies with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. Matthew Jeter’s father is Deputy John Jeter, school resource officer at Bossier High School and retired Bossier City Police Department officer. Thomas Teutsch’s father is Capt. Bruce Teutsch, training director for the North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy. Matthew will work for the Bossier City Police Department, while Thomas will work for Stonewall Police Department.
The graduating class of NLCJA Class 010 is:
Bossier City Police Department Michael S. Iman Heather S. Ivey Matthew R. Jeter
Bossier Parish Police Jury John A. Cloud
Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office Chris D. Alford Richard V. Barteet, Sr. Matthew D. Bertrand
Tommy L. Burton John N. Johnston Dillon B. Lopez Stephen R. Mackey Michael D. Permenter Daniel P. Taylor Joshua R. Vanderhoff Kelley J. Williams
Office of Juvenile Justice – Shreveport Bruce Parsee’
Stonewall Police Department Thomas J. Teutsch
Webster Parish Sheriff's Office Troy C. Walker
Congratulations to the graduates of Class 010 from The Inquisitor.