LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Five Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputies have completed their peace officer training and are ready to begin work as corrections officers at the county jail.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the Academy was held at the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office from Sept. 12 Nov. 14, and consisted of over 200 hours of classroom and field training on the following topics.
The Sheriff’s Office extends congratulations to Deputy Douglas Martin, Deputy Vincent Luaszonas, Deputy Kyler Stone, Deputy Kevin Jennejohn, and Deputy Joshua Dale.
These Deputies studied ethics, special needs inmates, personal awareness, legal issues, essential services, security and supervision, first aid/cpr, effective communication, investigations by peace officers, stress management, suicide prevention, fire prevention, inter-agency cooperation, aerosol subject restraint device, criminal procedure law, court room testimony, manipulation by inmates, incident prevention, crime scene preservation, hostage survival, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, inmate transportation, defensive tactics, written communications, penal law, Article 265, and firearms.
The Defensive Tactics portion consisted of approximately 30 hours of hands-on instruction. The firearms portion consisted of over 40 hours of classroom and range participation.
Sheriff Dougherty and Chief Deputy Yasso would like to give special thanks to Sheriff Barry Virts and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office for hosting this class and the partnership in training. This class was instructed by both Wayne and Livingston County members.