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Municipal Officer Academy Graduates Class of Eight

Photo of Municipal Officer Academy #5 graduates

From left to right: Officer Katherine Taylor from Valdez PD, Officer Nathan Hull from Homer PD, Officer Charles Martin from Kodiak PD, Officer Noah Shepard from Sitka PD, Officer Lisa Royal from North Slope Borough PD, Officer Steven Aker from Kodiak PD, Officer Pedro Gonzalez from Dillingham PD, and Officer Matthew Powell from Kotzebue PD

Municipal Officer Academy #5 graduated eight officers from various municipal jails located throughout the state. The three-week Academy was held at the DOC Academy in Palmer, graduation was February 21. The curriculum included searches, fire safety, core values, one-on-one control techniques, OC, use of force, report writing, CPR, officer survival, civil law, and various other curriculum.

— Lt. Scott Dial