17 citizens graduate from Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Academy

Posted by Doug Wahl - email

NEW HANOVER, NC (WECT) - Seventeen students will graduate from the 2nd Class of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement academy.

The graduation marks the closing of the 16-week academy, which is offered in partnership with Cape Fear Community College. The academy is designed to provide students with basic law enforcement training, which enables them to receive the North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Certification.

15 of the 17 have sercured jobes with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The department hopes to hire the other two in the near future.

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