LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Two Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputies have graduated from the Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy (FLLEA) and have joined the ranks of the Road Patrol Division.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Deputy Morganne Harrington of Groveland and Deputy Brent Gibbs of Leicester, officially graduated Monday evening in a ceremony held at the Canandaigua Academy.
Both Deputies have completed their mandatory 160 hours of field training for the academy and will now continue their field training for the Sheriff’s Office standards.
Director Charles Koerner, who leads the FLLEA, recognized both Deputy Harrington and Deputy Gibbs for their achievements during the academy. Deputy Harrington earned the top academic recruit award and Deputy Gibbs earned the ‘Top Gun’ award for being the most precise shooter in the graduating class.
Deputy Harrington previously served as a full time Deputy in the Jail Division and will now serve as a full time member of the Road Patrol Division.
Deputy Gibbs previously served in a part time capacity in the Jail Division as a Deputy and will now serve as a part time member of the Road Patrol Division.
Several members of the Sheriff’s Office attended the graduation in support of Deputies Harrington and Gibbs, including Sheriff Dougherty, Chief Deputy Jason Yasso, Undersheriff Matt Bean, Chief Deputy Matt Burgess, Deputies Adam Swanson, Chad Eaton and Bailey Moag.