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4 Covington Officers Graduate from Police Academy

Congratulations are in order for four Covington Police officers who graduated from the police academy.

Officers John Coulter, Jesse Wenning, Matthew Blackwell, and Daniel Merrell (pictured left to right) are the new grads.

The four were hired at a city commission meeting last September.

Coulter previously served the City of Covington as a code enforcement officer and holds a bachelor's degree and two associate degrees from Northern Kentucky University. Merrell graduated from Dixie Heights High School and attended Northern Kentucky University. Wenning graduated from Dixie Heights and NKU and previously worked at the Kenton County Detention Center. Blackwell is a veteran of the United States Air Force.

The four are still in the process of their twelve-month probationary period.

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