Two Elizabethton residents complete law enforcement class at Walters State

Published 1:00 pm Sunday, April 12, 2020

Two Elizabethton residents have completed the POST-certified training at Walters State Community College.
They include Tamara Bare and Gabriel Felty.
Area graduates included Cody Newman and Cody Roark of Mountain City; James Owens of Bluff City; Richard Cox and Caleb Deal, both of Kingsport; Jeffery Bar, Erik Eisenhower, Styler Greene, Zachary Harris and Jeffrey Stone, all of Johnson City; and Frederick Gold of Jonesborough.
Based at the college’s Niswonger Campus in Greeneville, the academy is an intensive nine-week, 480-hour program. Upon completion, students are awarded the technical certificate in Basic Law Enforcement Officer Education. Once employed by a law enforcement agency, graduates are eligible to apply for certification by the Police Officers Standards and Training Commission as a certified peace officer in the state of Tennessee.
The program is part of the East Tennessee Regional Law Enforcement Academy established at Walters State by the POST Commission. It also is part of the college’s Public Safety Center of Emphasis, a designation recognizing its outstanding record in career preparation.

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