Law Enforcement Training Academy has graduation - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Law Enforcement Training Academy has graduation

The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

Lake Charles, LA – According to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso, the Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy completed its 98th Basic Academy by conducting graduation ceremonies today for twenty-four (24) officers representing nine (9) agencies in the five-parish area.

There were twenty-three (23) officers who completed 360 hours of instruction in all phases of basic law enforcement and one (1) officer who completed a refresher course of 90 hours of instruction.  All twenty-four (24) law enforcement officers passed the Louisiana Peace Officer Standard Testing (POST) exam and are now certified as Basic Peace Officers.

Chad Booth, Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office, was selected class president of the 98th Basic Academy.

The Highest Scholastic Average honor was awarded to Natalie Huber, Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office.

Firearms awards were presented to:

Mark Rosteet, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, first;

Nicholas Johnson, Sulphur Police Department, second;

Caleb Hollingsworth, Sulphur Police Department, third;

Defensive Tactics honor was presented to Adam Tate, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

Officers graduating after completing 360 hours of instruction are as follows:

Phillip Camel, Kelly Broussard, Robert W. Cogan, Julie Fontenot, Tommy Havard, Brittney Jones, Travis Mier, Mark Rosteet, Casey Steech, Adam Tate, Jacob Daughenbaugh - Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

Orelia Prater- Oakdale Police Department

Jason O'Rourke- Westlake Police Department

Natalie Huber, David Soileau- Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office

Caleb Hollingsworth, Nicholas Johnson, Jeffrey Tober- Sulphur Police Department

James Fowler - Merryville Police Department

Alan Ware- Coushatta Police Department

Chad Booth, Berry Thompson - Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office

Aaron Istre- Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office

Joshua Runge- Oakdale Police Department graduated after completing 90 hours of refresher courses.

The Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy is located in Lake Charles and provides accredited training, serving law enforcement agencies in the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff Davis.  It was established in 1974 and is administered by Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso.

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