Contact: Thomas Flaherty
338th Recruit Class of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council to Graduate
Ceremony to Take Place on December 20, 2012
(Meriden, CT)-The Police Officer Standards and Training Council proudly announces the graduation of Recruit Class #338. The class of 49 Police Officers, representing 34 departments from across the state, will complete their training program on December 20, 2012.
A graduation ceremony will be held at Central Connecticut State University’s Welte Hall in New Britain on Thursday, December 20, 2012, at 6:00 pm.
The class roster consists of police officers representing police departments in Ansonia, Bethel, Branford, Bristol, Canton, Cheshire, Clinton, Cromwell, Danbury, East Hartford, East Haven, Enfield, Farmington, Glastonbury, Greenwich, Hartford, Madison, Manchester, New Milford, North Branford, Orange, Plainville, Ridgefield, Rocky Hill, Shelton, Simsbury, Southington, Suffield, Wallingford, West Hartford, West Haven, Willimantic, Wolcott and Yale University.
The recruits have been undergoing intensive daily training at the Connecticut Police Academy since August 13, 2012, focusing on Connecticut Penal Code, Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure, Motor Vehicle Law, Constitutional Law, Juvenile Procedures, Domestic Violence, Medical Response Technician, Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Handcuffing, Criminal Investigation, Interview and Interrogation, Suspect Identification, Crime Scene Response, Conflict Management and a host of shorter topics. Their curriculum also includes several days of practical skills training such as Accident Investigation, Directing Traffic and Responding to various scenarios.