FDLTCC graduates 10th law enforcement classFond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced the graduation of 50 students who successfully completed program requirements in the Law Enforcement Skills Training Program during Summer Session 2010.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced the graduation of 50 students who successfully completed program requirements in the Law Enforcement Skills Training Program during Summer Session 2010. A ceremony was held at the college on Saturday, July 11, with more than
350 people in attendance. This is the 10th group of students to participate in the Law Enforcement Skills Training Program at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.
Students completed the intensive hands-on training July 10. The 500 hours of skill training is required of all individuals seeking careers as peace officers in Minnesota. Students complete classroom training prior to participating in the skills training program. After classroom and skills training, students are required to pass the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training Board exam to become eligible for employment as a peace officer in Minnesota.
Skills training topics include: accident investigation, bombs and explosives, civil disturbance calls, mobile field force, crimes in progress response, domestic violence investigation and intervention, drug interdiction, DWI detection and standardized field sobriety testing, emergency vehicle operations, radar enforcement, traffic stops, crime scene investigation, gang education, drug and controlled substance investigations, report writing, aerosol chemical weapons and chemical agents, pressure point control tactics, and firearm
The Law Enforcement Program at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has an enrollment of more than 250 students each year, making it one of
the most popular programs offered at the college, and one of the largest law enforcement training programs in Minnesota.
The following local students were among those to successfully complete the Law Enforcement Skills Training Program at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College: Zachary Juntunen of Barnum; Jesse Kennebeck, Steven Kohn, Timothy Schlenvogt and Daniel Tarr, all of Cloquet; Kevin Holshouser of Esko; Thomas Hattenberger of Kettle River; Caleb Sorenson of McGregor; Derek Benson of Moose Lake; Jason Harstad of Saginaw; and Justine Dickenson and Kelly Haffield of Wrenshall.