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Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training graduates 27 from basic training

Completed 23 weeks of training

RICHMOND, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2016) — Twenty-seven law enforcement officers from agencies across the state graduated from basic training today at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

Basic Class 476_8x10The graduates of Class 476 completed 23 weeks of training, which consisted of 923 hours of recruit-level instruction. Major training areas included homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle operations, firearms, investigations, first aid and CPR, patrol procedures, orientation for new law enforcement families and the mechanics of arrest, restraint and control.

Basic training is mandatory for Kentucky law enforcement officers 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.

Class 476 graduates and their agencies are:

  • Kyle Austin, Shelbyville Police Department
  • Donta M. Chinn, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
  • Jessie S. Day, Perry County Sheriff’s Office
  • Tyler S. Ellison, Erlanger Police Department
  • Tavis D. Elzy, Shelbyville Police Department
  • Logan E. Faulkner, Stanton Police Department
  • Tony E. Godbey, Jr., Harrodsburg Police Department
  • Robert A. Hall, Hazard Police Department
  • Wesley D. Hicks, Glasgow Police Department
  • Jonathan R. Holbrooks, Martin Police Department
  • Chadwick D. Hundley, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
  • Michael C. Kruer, Cincinnati/N. KY Airport Police Department
  • Marcus S. Lane, LaGrange Police Department
  • Eric D. Martin. Barbourville Police Department
  • Ian M. Morton, Stanton Police Department
  • Clinton D. Overstreet, Spencer County Sheriff’s Office
  • Paul T. Pinson, Louisville International Airport Police Department
  • Joseph P. Puelo, Shelbyville Police Department
  • Kevin C. Saunders, Logan County Sheriff’s Office
  • Spencer S. Singer, Elizabethtown Police Department
  • Zachary M. Stewart, Mayfield Police Department
  • Kenneth W. Swanson, Elizabethtown Police Department
  • Kelly M. Tipple, Elizabethtown Police Department
  • Adam K. Townsley, Barbourville Police Department
  • Derek Michael Vaughan, Murray Police Department
  • Jewelie A. Wright, Scottsville Police Department
  • Zachariah G. Zerbee, Cynthiana Police Department