COLLEGE STATION – Twenty-five new peace officers have graduated from the Central Texas Police Academy on Dec. 2, after 18 weeks of
comprehensive classroom and hands-on training. The academy is operated by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).
College Station Police Chief Scott McCollum delivered the
keynote address at the graduation ceremony, which was held at the Annenberg
Presidential Conference Center at Texas A&M University. Division Director Elizabeth
Morris of the TEEX Law Enforcement and Security Training Division, presented the class awards. Academy Training Manager Lee Santo awarded
the certificates to the graduates.
Most of the new officers have begun their duties with
area police departments in Bryan, College Station, Brenham and Texas A&M
University, as well as with the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office, Burleson County
Sheriff’s Office and Grimes County Sheriff’s Office.