51 cadets graduate WSCC Police Academy

Hawkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Paul Daniel received the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association Award at the Walters State Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy graduation Aug. 15. From left: Academy Director Travis Stansell, Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson, Paul Daniel and Grainger County Sheriff James Harville representing the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association.

Fifty-one cadets graduated from the Walters State Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy on Aug. 15. These cadets mark the 125th class at the academy.

Based at the college’s Niswonger Campus in Greeneville, the academy is an intensive nine-week, 480-hour program. Upon completion, students are awarded the technical certificate in Basic Law Enforcement Officer Education and are eligible to apply for certification by the Police Officers Standards and Training Commission as a certified peace officer in the state of Tennessee after being employed by a law enforcement agency.

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