RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Law enforcement officers from agencies across the commonwealth were recognized Friday for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Trainings Academy of Police Supervision.
The sergeants academy is a three-week training program targeted for newly promoted sergeants or officers.
While in sergeants academy students participate in classes focusing on the role of a supervisor, leadership, resolving conflict, managing diversity, monitoring officer performance and several others.
The graduating class is the 82nd to complete sergeants academy since the program began in 2003.
University of Kentucky Police Chief Joe Monroe served as guest speaker.
Sergeants academy is one of DOCJTs illustrious leadership courses aimed at developing and shaping future and current leaders in law enforcement agencies across the commonwealth.
The Department of Criminal Justice Training is a state agency located on Eastern Kentucky Universitys campus.
The agency is the first in the nation to be accredited under the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies public safety training program designation.
DOCJT also earned accreditation through the International Association for Continuing Education and Training in 2013.