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Five NKY Dispatchers Graduate from State Academy

Twenty-three law enforcement dispatchers graduated earlier this month from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training. The 128th telecommunications class includes five dispatchers from Northern Kentucky agencies.

The students graduating from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy represent the successful completion of a highly structured and comprehensive curriculum. The five weeks of training consisted of 205 hours of academy instruction to satisfy mandated training requirements.

Major training areas included identifying the role and responsibilities of the dispatcher, correct phone and radio procedures, handling emergency and non-emergency calls for service, emergency medical dispatch protocols and use of the state and national criminal databases.

DOCJT is a state agency located on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus.

Class 128 graduates from Northern Kentucky and their agencies are:

Noah E. Crigler, Boone County Public Safety Communication Center
(Trainee of Distinction)

Andrew Grefer, Boone County Public Safety Communication Center
(Trainee of Distinction)

Travis Lovell, Boone County Public Safety Communication Center
(Trainee of Distinction)

Jared Paul Schild, Boone County Public Safety Communication Center
(Trainee of Distinction)

Madeline J. Wilson, Cincinnati/N. KY Airport Police Dept. 
(Trainee of Distinction)

-Staff report