Big police-recruit graduation will be held Wednesday at CCSU

This from the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection’s Police Officer Standards and Training Council:


“The Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) proudly announces the graduation of Recruit Class #342.  The class of 47 Police Officers, representing 29 Municipal Police Departments, State Universities, and the Department of Motor Vehicles, will complete their training program on December 18, 2013.

A graduation ceremony will be held at Central Connecticut State University’ Welte Hall in New Britain on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 6:00 pm.

The class roster consists of police officers representing police departments in Bloomfield, Bristol, Central Conn. State University, Cheshire, Cromwell, Department of Motor Vehicles, East Hartford, Enfield, Glastonbury, Granby, Greenwich, Groton City, Groton Town, Guilford, Meriden, Monroe, Montville, Naugatuck, New Canaan, Newington, Norwich, Orange, Plainville, Ridgefield, Seymour, South Windsor, Stamford, Thomaston, Torrington, University of Connecticut, West Haven, and Wilton.


The Recruits have completed an 880 hour Basic Training Curriculum encompassing Academic Classes, Practical Skills, Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Patrol Driving, Penal Code, Motor Vehicle Law, Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure and a host of other topics.”