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Contact: Kimberly J. Evans
555 Wright Way
Carson City, Nevada 89711
Office: (775) 684-4554
Pager: (775) 861-5897

NEWS FROM: Training Division 00-107


Governor Guinn to Give Keynote Address to Training Division Cadets
First class of Training Division Basic Law Enforcement Academy to graduate February 4


Friday, February 4th will mark the culmination of sixteen weeks of intense training for the twenty-seven graduates of the first class of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety Training Division. Graduation ceremonies will be held in Carson City at 1:00pm in the Assembly Chambers at the Legislative Building. The keynote speaker will be Governor Kenny Guinn.

Cadets in the Training Division's Basic Law Enforcement Academy stay in Carson City for sixteen weeks and receive 626 hours of classroom and field instruction. Subjects include: Criminal Law, Firearms, Use of Force, Arrest Procedures, Emergency Vehicle Operation, Officer Survival, Search and Seizure, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Crisis Intervention and more.

Cadets from the Training Division's first class represent Nevada Highway Patrol, Capitol Police, Parole and Probation and the Nevada Division of Investigation. A complete list of Training Division graduates and their respective Divisions, home towns and duty stations is attached.

The DMV&PS Training Division is responsible for the basic law enforcement training and the continuing education of all the Department's peace officers. Public Safety Divisions for the DMV&PS include the Nevada Highway Patrol, Capitol Police, Nevada Division of Investigation, Parole and Probation and the State Fire Marshal.