Alexandria Police Congratulates Graduates of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy’s 126th Session
On Wednesday, June 27, eighteen Alexandria Police Department recruits graduated from the 126th session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy’s Basic Law Enforcement School. The graduation ceremony was held at Dominion High School in Sterling, Virginia.
The recruits will be state certified in basic law enforcement after completing a four month field training program. The new officers are Alexander R. Askey, John Blake, Ruben Cardenas, Nicolette D. Clara, Samuel Wesley Clark, Robert Allen Cortez, Eric Davidson, Douglas Golden, Rebecca E. Goodman, Donnell L. Graves, Jonathan B. Griffin, Garrett Q. Haws, Samantha Katsaros, Brady Gerald Sanderson, Christopher Thomas Tuite, Ken Van Scoyoc, Joseph Webb, and Jordan Lee Young.
The 24-week academy training program for deputy sheriffs and police officers from the Northern Virginia area covered every phase of law enforcement principles and procedures, including legal, ethics, accident investigation, firearms training, physical training and defensive tactics.
The Academy serves seventeen participating law enforcement agencies: the Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria Sheriff's Office, Arlington County Police Department, Arlington County Sheriff's Office, City of Fairfax Police Department, City of Falls Church Police Department, City of Falls Church Sheriff's Office, George Mason University Police Department, Leesburg Police Department, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, Manassas City Police Department, Manassas Park City Police Department, Middleburg Police Department, Northern Virginia Community College Police, Purcellville Police Department, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Police and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police.