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August 23 07:42 AM

Bossier Sheriff’s Police Academy begins

Twenty prospective law enforcement officers began training August 16 at the North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy in Plain Dealing in order to become Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified officers.

NLCJA Class 010 comprises six different law enforcement agencies and will train in various aspects of law enforcement, including officer survival skills, academics, weapons qualifications, physical fitness and chemical weapons over the next 12 weeks.

“We have an outstanding team of instructors with countless years of experience who will put these recruits through a proper regimen so they can become professional law enforcement officers in order to serve their communities,” said Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington.

Recruits of NLCJA Class 010 are:

Bossier City Police Department Michael Iman Heather Ivy Matthew Jeter

Bossier Parish Police Jury John Cloud Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office Chris Alford

Richard Barteet, Sr. Matthew Bertrand Tommy Burton John Neil Johnston Christopher Knotts Jacob Little Dillon Lopez Stephen Mackey Michael Permenter Daniel Taylor Joshua Vanderhoff Kelley Williams

Office of Juvenile Justice Bruce Parsee’

Stonewall Police Department Thomas Teutsch

Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office Troy Walker

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