Kenton Co. Police Officer Graduates from Basic Training
A new Kenton County Police officer is among the twenty-nine graduates of the basic training program at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond.
The graduates of Class 503 completed 20 weeks of training, which consisted of 800 hours of recruit-level instruction. Major training areas included 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.
Kenton County Police Officer Timothy D. Hogan received the Coordinator’s Award.
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.
The agency also provides in-service and leadership training for Kentucky law enforcement officers and public safety dispatch training.
The Department of Criminal Justice Training is a state agency located on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus.