The Walters Regional Law Enforcement Academy honored the cadets of Class 112 during graduation ceremonies on June 7. Lieutenant Mike Fraley of the Carter County Sheriff’s Office was the guest speaker.
Based at the college’s Greeneville/Greene County Campus, the academy is an intensive nine-week, 480-hour program. Upon completion, students are awarded the technical certificate in Basic Law Enforcement Officer Education. Most are employed by a law enforcement agency 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.
The program is part of the college’s Public Safety Center of Emphasis, a designation recognizing its outstanding record in career preparation.
Lakeway Area graduates are:
Cocke County: Joshua Boyce, Dandridge, Cocke County Sheriff’s Office; Brock Hannah, Newport, Cocke County Sheriff’s Office.
Hamblen County: Kadron Bullington, Morristown, Morristown Police Department; Tyler Harbin, Morristown, Morristown Police Department; Todd Harris, Morristown, Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office; Anthony Mayle, Morristown, student; Dedra Johnston, White Pine, Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office.
Hawkins County: Raymond Owens, Bulls Gap, student; Robert Anderson of Rogersville, student.
Hancock County: William Gunter, Kyles Ford, Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.