COLLEGE STATION – Twenty-six new peace officers graduated from the Central Texas Police Academy on June 9, after 18 weeks of comprehensive classroom and hands-on training conducted by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). The class had a 100 percent passing rate on the state peace officer licensing exam conducted by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
TEEX Deputy Director Al Davis delivered the keynote address at the graduation ceremony, which was held at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at Texas A&M University. Academy Training Manager Lee Santo also addressed the group, while LAW Division Director Elizabeth Morris presented the class awards.
Most of the new officers have begun their duties with area police departments in Bryan, College Station, Giddings and Texas A&M University, as well as with the College Station Fire Department, Brazos County Sheriff’s Office and Washington County Sheriff’s Office.