Daytona State Law Enforcement Academy to honor new graduates

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The Law Enforcement Academy at Daytona State College will honor 29 graduates during a commencement ceremony to be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, at the News-Journal Center, located at 221 N. Beach St. in downtown Daytona Beach.

College President Carol Eaton, along with faculty and administrators with Daytona State’s College of Health, Human and Public Services, will be among those offering well wishes to the new graduates. In addition to certificates of completion, awards will be presented to graduates who have excelled in academics, leadership, physical fitness and marksmanship.

The academy is a Florida Department of Law Enforcement certified training center which conducts its two-semester Basic Law Enforcement Officer Recruit program six times a year. Upon graduation, students may take a comprehensive examination given by the FDLE. Upon passing that exam, they are eligible for hire as police officers anywhere in the state.

The program boasts a 98 percent graduation rate, with approximately 180 – 200 students earning their certificates each year.

For more information, visit the academy website or call (386) 506-3450.

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