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North LA Criminal Justice Academy graduates 15

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Fifteen recruits from four agencies became certified P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) law enforcement officers during the graduation of Class 011 from North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy May 23.

The guest speaker was LA State Representative Jeff Thompson. The academy is hosted by Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and teaches officer survival skills, legal issues, weapons qualifications, physical fitness, chemical weapons and more.

The honor graduate award and firearms proficiency award winner was Deputy Jared Vicento of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Blake Smith with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office received the academic award, while Deputy Stephen George Davenport with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office received the physical fitness award.

The graduating class of NLCJA Class 011 is:

Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office

Tamika T. Bell

Roger S. Bond

Tanya D. Boughton

Stephen George A. Davenport

Colton K. Davis

Jeremy K. Roberts

Michael K. Skinner

Blake P. Smith

Jared H. Vicento

Byron M. Wells

Roderick L. White


Office of Juvenile Justice – Shreveport

Shawn S. Hotard

Shelby R. Mills


Minden Police Department

Jesse C. Cutrer


Springhill Police Department

Clifford W. Causey

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