College of the Redwoods will hold its 124th Basic Law Enforcement Academy graduation on Friday, December 13th at 1 p.m. in the CR Theater on the Eureka campus.
Seventeen cadets will participate in this class ceremony. So far, fifteen of the cadets have been hired by various law enforcement departments.
The 124th class started in June. “We are very proud of the cadets and the hard work they’ve put in to become new peace officers. We are confident they will serve their communities well,” said CR Basic Law Enforcement Academy Coordinator Sandi Petersen.
The next cadre of cadets will begin training on Monday, January 6th, 2020, and there is still time to register. Anyone interested in attending a future Academy should go to the Basic Academy website at http://www.redwoods.edu/departments/police1/police-academy/ and click on “Frequently Asked Questions.” Any additional questions can be answered by calling the Training Center office at 707-476-4334.
Representing CR at the graduation will be President Dr. Keith Flamer; members of the CR Board of Trustees, Basic Law Enforcement Academy Director Ron Waters, along with Academy Coordinator Sandi Petersen.
Photo: CR Police Academy training in progress, fall 2019.