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DOCJT graduates 32 officers from basic training

23 weeks of training

RICHMOND, Ky. (May 11, 2017) — Thirty-two law enforcement officers from agencies across the state graduated today from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT).

The graduates of Class 482 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. DOCJT provides basic training for city and county police officers, sheriffs’ deputies, university police, airport police and others.

The agency also provides in-service and leadership training for Kentucky law enforcement officers and public safety dispatch training. DOCJT is a state agency located on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus.

Class 482 graduates and their agencies are:

  • Zachary Barber, Allen County Sheriff’s Office
  • Greg Chaney, McCreary County Sheriff’s Office
  • Wesley Cox, Morehead Police Deaprtment
  • Jenna Alexis Crittendon, Boone County Sheriff’s Office
  • Sean Dooley, Villa Hills Police Department
  • Daniel Elsbernd, Covington Police Department
  • Jason Gannone, Frankfort Police Department
  • Jordan Gootee, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Dylan Hampton, London Police Department
  • Nicholas Hibbs, Pioneer Village Police Department
  • Glenn Howard, Allen County Sheriff’s Office
  • Michael B. Jansen Jr., Covington Police Department
  • Donald Johnson, Springfield Police Department
  • Marshall Johnson, Warren County Sheriff’s Office
  • Joey Keith, Adair County Sheriff’s Office
  • Jordan M. Kennedy, Logan County Sheriff’s Office
  • Jacob Mangan, Falmouth Police Department
  • Aaron McCubbin, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Brandon Meredith, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office
  • Brian P. Nunley, London Police Department
  • Tyler F. Owens, Frankfort Police Department
  • Daniel Padilla, Radcliff Police Department
  • Bryan J. Panko, Covington Police Department
  • Kevin Preston, Russellville Police Department
  • Elbert Riley III, London Police Department
  • Jameson Daryl Schroeder, Boone County Sheriff’s Office
  • Troy Spencer Talley, Hodgenville Police Department
  • Jason Ryan Thomas, Radcliff Police Department
  • Michael Todd Tims, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office
  • Breanna Elizabeth Whittaker, Russellville Police Department
  • Gregory Rance Whobrey, Grayson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Lori Will, Radcliff Police Department