PITTSBORO — Four individuals are among the most recent graduates of the Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program.
The graduates are Sierra Martina Garcia of Siler City, Conner Elizabeth Bussey of Pittsboro, Moises David Carvajal-Fernandez of Raleigh, and Thomas John McKay of Apex.
A ceremony to honor the graduates was held May 6 at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro.
Several of the graduates were recognized for outstanding achievement during their training. They were: Fastest Police Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) - Chase/ Apprehension – Moises Carvajal; Fastest Police Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) - Rescue – Moises Carvajal; Jimmy Collins Top Gun Award – Moises Carvajal; Highest Class Average – Conner Bussey; and Highest State Exam – Conner Bussey.
Lt. Joseph Birchett of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office was guest speaker. Class response was by Carvajal, class leader. Other speakers were by Wade Genthe, CCCC BLET director; CCCC President Dr. Lisa M. Chapman, and Chatham County Sheriff Mike Roberson. Graduation certificates were presented by Genthe and Capt. Tammy Kirkman of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office and CCCC BLET Qualified Assistant.
Class sponsors were the Apex Police Department, Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, and Siler City Police Department.
To learn more about the Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training program, visit www.cccc.edu/blet.
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