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Over 90 Newly Certified Officers to Graduate from TLETA on September 28

Officers Will Serve Tennessee Communities, State Agencies
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 08:48am

NASHVILLE – Over 90 newly certified officers will graduate from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA) on Friday, September 28, 2018. The graduation ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. (CT) at Al Menah Shrine Temple (1354 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN).

“To excel as a law enforcement officer, you must have a heart for service, commitment and sacrifice,” said TLETA Director Brian Grisham. “The members of Class 1846 distinguished themselves by completing Basic Police School and by donating 76 units of blood during a blood drive that has the potential to save up to 228 lives. I congratulate Class 1846 for their hard work, and I wish them the best as they go forth and protect communities across Tennessee.”

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 existence.

Graduates of Basic Police School Class 1846 will serve the following police departments (PD), sheriffs’ offices (SO), fire departments (FD), and state agencies:

Ashland City (PD), Brentwood (PD), Brighton (PD), Brownsville (PD), Cannon County (SO), Cleveland (PD), Coffee County (SO), Covington (PD), Crockett County (SO), Cumberland County (SO), Decatur County (SO), Dickson County (SO), Germantown (PD), Gibson County (SO), Giles County (SO), Grundy County (SO), Henderson County (SO), Hendersonville (PD), Henry County (SO), Hickman County (SO), Huntingdon (PD), La Vergne (PD), Lexington (PD), Lookout Mountain (PD), Macon County (SO), Madison County (SO), Marshall County (SO), Martin (PD), Mason (PD), Memphis (FD), Memphis/Shelby County Authority Airport (PD), Metro Nashville Airport Authority Department of Public Safety, Middle Tennessee State University (PD), Millington (PD), Mount Pleasant (PD), Murfreesboro (PD),  Overton County (SO), Robertson County (SO), Savannah (PD), Shelbyville (PD), Smithville (PD), Smyrna (PD), South Pittsburg (PD), Spring Hill (PD), Stewart County (SO), Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tiptonville (PD), Trousdale County (SO), Tullahoma (PD), University of Tennessee at Martin (PD), Unicoi County (SO), Union City (PD), Williamson County (SO).

Hamblen County Sherriff Esco Jarnagin will be the graduation speaker.

The next Basic Police School class begins September 30, 2018.

For more information about the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy, visit our website.