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Correctional Officer Academy 117 graduates 30

Correctional Officer Academy 117 had 30 new officers graduate on August 24. The DOC Training Academy reported the graduates represented institutions located in Anchorage, Eagle River, Matsu, Fairbanks, Seward, Juneau and Kenai. The first Correctional Officers assigned to the newly opened Goose Creek Prison graduated and are pictured with Commissioner Joe Schmidt and Goose Creek Superintendent Amy Rabeau. The key-note speaker for the graduation ceremony was Palmer Mayor DeLena Johnson. The ceremony was held at the Palmer Railroad Depot.