After 15 weeks of intense training, 26 law enforcement cadets will graduate from the second class of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety Training Division.
Graduation ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. today in the Assembly Chambers at the Legislative Building. The keynote speaker will be DMV&PS Director Richard Kirkland.
Cadets in the training division's Basic Law Enforcement Academy stay in Carson City for 15 weeks.
Cadets from the training division's second class represent Nevada Highway Patrol and Parole and Probation. NHP cadets will go on to 10 additional weeks of Highway Patrol specific training and Parole and Probation officers will report to their duty assignments to complete an additional three weeks of in-service training.
The DMV&PS Training Division is responsible for the basic law enforcement training and the continuing education of all the departments' peace officers. Public Safety Divisions for the DMV&PS include the Nevada Highway Patrol, Capitol Police, Nevada Division of Investigation, Parole and Probation and the State Fire Marshal.
Training division graduates include:
Gary Campbell, Parole and Probation, Gardnerville; John Dorff, Nevada Highway Patrol, Carson City; Charles Hopps, Nevada Highway Patrol, Carson City and Mitchell Shults, Nevada Highway Patrol, Reno