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October 3, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 402.441.7226
Captain Genelle Moore, Education & Personnel, 402.441.7284

Lincoln Police Department Graduation and Awards Ceremony

The Lincoln Police Department is proud to announce the 2012 Academy Graduation and Awards ceremony to be held in the Lancaster Room of The Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S. 13th Street, on October 10, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.

Six officers are graduating from this academy class. All of these officers have completed a rigorous 21 week training academy to become the latest additions to the city's police force. The new officers received classroom and practical training in topics ranging from Criminal Law to Cultural Diversity to Firearms Proficiency and Emergency Driving. On Thursday, October 11, 2012, they begin phase two of their training. For the next several months, they will be assigned to field training officers before beginning solo team positions.

Some of the new officers will be recognized with four special awards for outstanding performance. Awards will also be presented to veteran officers and civilians during the ceremony for Officer of the Year, Civilian Employee of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Life Saving, Exceptional Duty, Civic Achievement and Meritorious Conduct.

The following recruits will be graduating from the 2012 Academy:

Joseph Coleman
Kiefer Hyland
Antwan Montague
Jason Papke
Joshua Schaaf
Austin Taylor

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