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Local Officers Graduate from BRTC Law Enforcement Training Academy

Deputy Aaron Michael Moore and Zachary Michael Nead of the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and Patrolman Brandon E. House of the Pocahontas Police Department were among the 57 officers who successfully completed Basic Police Training Course 2018-B at the Black River Technical College Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas, Arkansas.

The thirteen-week, 589-hour course which began August 20 included instruction in standard police tactics, firearms, legal, educational, technical skills, and practical exercises. In each course, emphasis is placed upon the officers achieving excellence in both academic subjects and firearms training. Each officer must maintain an academic score of at least 70% on each examination, and consistently fire at least 80% during firearms training exercises to successfully complete all phases of the course.


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