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Over 90 Newly Certified Officers Slated to Graduate From TLETA on June 22

Officers Will Serve in Various Communities, State Agencies Following Graduation
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 10:43am

NASHVILLE – Over 90 newly certified law enforcement officers are scheduled to graduate from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA) at 11 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2018 during a ceremony to be held at Al Menah Shrine Temple (1354 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN).

“Choosing a career in law enforcement takes dedication and a willingness to serve others,” said TLETA Director Brian Grisham. “Over 21,000 officers have completed the rigorous Basic Police School at TLETA since 1966. I congratulate the students of Class 1840 for finishing this rigorous course, and I wish them the best as they go forth to serve and protect Tennessee communities.

TLETA’s Basic Police School course provides technical and tactical expertise in addition to the ethical and professional standards of law enforcement necessary for success. The newly certified officers will join thousands of law enforcement officers who have studied at TLETA during its more than 50-year history.

Graduates of Basic Police School Class 1840 will serve the following police departments (PD), sheriffs’ offices (SO), fire departments (FD), and state agencies:

Ashland City (PD), Bartlett (PD), Bedford County (SO), Bledsoe County (SO), Chattanooga (PD), Cheatham County (SO), Clarksville (PD), Coffee County (SO), Collierville (PD), Columbia (PD), Cookeville (PD), Crossville (PD), Dickson (PD), Dickson County (SO), Dyersburg (PD), East Ridge (PD), Fentress County (SO), Franklin County (SO), Germantown (PD), Gibson County (SO), Hamblen County (SO), Hamilton County (SO), Hardeman County (SO), Hendersonville (PD), Huntingdon (PD), Johnson County (SO), La Vergne (PD), Lawrence County (SO), Lewisburg (PD), Maury County (SO), Memphis (FD), Milan (PD), Millington (PD), Mountain City (PD), Murfreesboro (PD), Obion (PD), Pickett County (SO), Pikeville (PD), Pulaski (PD), Ridgely (PD), Rutherford County (SO), Shelbyville (PD), Smyrna (PD), Springfield (PD), Fire Investigations, State Fire Marshal, Tennessee Bureau of Investigations, Tennessee State Parks, Tipton County (SO), Trousdale County (SO), Tullahoma (PD), Union City (PD), University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (PD), University of Tennessee at Martin (PD), Waverly (PD), Wilson County (SO) and Williamson County (SO).

Hamblen County Sherriff Esco R. Jarnagin will be the graduation speaker.

The next Basic Police School class begins July 8, 2018.

For more information about the TLETA, visit our website.