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December 21, 2010
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Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 441.7226

Lincoln Police Department Fall Graduation and Awards Ceremony

The Lincoln Police Department is proud to announce the Fall 2010 Academy Graduation and Awards Ceremony to be held at The Cornhusker Marriott hotel, 333 S. 13th Street, on Wednesday, December 22nd at 5:00 p.m.

Six officers are graduating from this academy class. All of these officers have completed a rigorous 18-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 and Cultural Diversity to Firearms Proficiency and Emergency Driving. On Thursday, they begin the next phase of the training. For the next several months, they will be assigned to field training officers before beginning solo team positions.

Several 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 life saving, exceptional duty and meritorious conduct.

The following recruits will be graduating from the Fall 2010 Academy:

Jonna Conlon
Joseph Fisher *badge presented by Lincoln Police Officer Eric Messersmith
Jared Hermes
Kyle Meyerson *badge presented by Lincoln Police Sergeant Mark Meyerson
Matthew Mott
Matthew Schiefelbein

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