Seven Student Officers Graduate from PGCC Municipal Police Academy | Community Spirit
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After months of intensive training, 22 trainees will graduate from the Prince George's Community College Municipal Police Academy, Wednesday, October 12, at 7 p.m. in Rennie Forum at Prince George’s Community College’s Largo campus.
Spotlighted for their outstanding work, seven of the graduates will receive special recognition at the ceremony including the Major Larry L. Shanks Leadership Award, awards for scholastic achievement, firearms, physical fitness, emergency vehicle operations and outstanding student.
The graduates hail from the Prince George's Community College Police Department, Hyattsville City Police Department, Laurel City Police Department, Bladensburg Police Department, Morgan State University Police Department, DC Protective Services and Amtrak Police Department.
Chief Doug Holland of the Hyattsville City Police Department will deliver the commencement speech.
Founded in 1989 and certified by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission, Prince George's Community College Municipal Police Academy is a 24-week, full-time program. Student officers are trained in law enforcement operations and functions including firearms and emergency vehicle training. Upon successful completion, student officers will be eligible for hire by most Maryland law enforcement agencies. They also earn up to 15 credits toward an academic degree.