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CTC Law Enforcement Academy to graduate 17


Fairbanks, Alaska—Seventeen students will graduate from the 22nd session of the UAF Community and Technical 
College Law Enforcement Academy, Wednesday, May 9, at 1 p.m. at the Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts in 
Pioneer Park.

The graduation marks the culmination of the 13-week academy, which is offered twice a year. The academy is 
designed to provide students with basicpolice training, which enables them to receive the Alaska Police 
Standards Certification. The certification makes them eligible for employment with the 21 state law 
enforcement agencies or 43 municipal police departments within Alaska.

This session’s students come from all over Alaska and the Lower 48 including Ohio, Oklahoma and Washington. 
The class speaker is Erich Reed with the North Slope Borough Police Department.

The ceremony brings the total number of academy graduates to 375 since August 2001. Graduates from the 
program have gone on to become Park Rangers, Alaska State Troopers, Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement, 
pipeline security, private security and police officers.

The next session of the academy begins August 13, 2012; applications are currently being accepted.

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS: Dusty Johnson, CTC law enforcement academy program coordinator, at 907-455-2811 or 
via email at dpjohnson@alaska.edu.

ON THE WEB: http://www.ctc.uaf.edu/le/
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