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December 13 08:52 AM

Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle appointed to P.O.S.T. council

Last Friday, Dec. 6, the appointment of Rodney Arbuckle to the Council on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.).

The council is responsible for developing and evaluating the curriculum of mandatory basic training courses for municipal officers, deputy sheriffs, state police, wildlife agents, and all other peace officers defined by state law.

According to statute, the council is composed of Attorney General and members from the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice, as follows:

• Three sheriffs, appointed by the governor;

• Three police chiefs, appointed by the governor;

• Two district attorneys, appointed by the governor;

• The executive director of the commission on law enforcement;

• The superintendent of state police; and

• The president/director of the Louisiana Chapter of the National Constables Association.

Rodney Arbuckle, of Stonewall, is the Sheriff of DeSoto Parish. Arbuckle will be appointed to serve as a sheriff, as required by statute.

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