Police Academy at ABAC Announces 264th Session Graduates
TIFTON—Twenty-two individuals from the South Georgia area recently received certificates at graduation exercises for the 264th session of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) Regional Police Academy at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Academy Director Marty Smith said the Overall Achievement award for the session went to Thomas K. Kinkead, II, of the Albany Police Department. Kinkead also served as president of the 264th session.
First place in Academics was awarded to Sean A. Lackey of the Hahira Police Department with a tie for second place in Academics between Jonathon D. Braddy and Steven P. Eiduk, both of the Valdosta Police Department. First place in Firearms was awarded to Brandon R. Hill of the Waycross Police Department, and second place was earned by Matthew C. Beauregard of the Waycross Police Department.
Other graduates included Rogelio A. Diaz, Whitney N. Jefferson, Roneishia L. King, Oscar Merideth, Jr., and Emmanuel R. Millings of the Albany Police Department; Ashley D. McMillan of the Bainbridge Department of Public Safety; Joshua W. Weeks of the Cook County Sheriff’s Office; Dorian B. Hall of the Dougherty County Police Department; and Todd R. Kriebel of the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office
Other graduates included David M. Lindsey of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office; Steven J. Reynolds of Sylvester, sponsored by the GPSTC; Noah D. Bair of Valdosta, sponsored by the GPSTC; Emanuel L. Shaw and Christopher K. White of the Valdosta State University Police Department; Kaleb D. Jones of the Waycross Police Department; and Edward J. Billington, Jr., of the Worth County Sheriff’s Office.
The GPSTC Regional Police Academy regularly holds multi-week intensive training sessions designed to acquaint officers with state-of-the-art law enforcement techniques. The Academy operates in cooperation with the School of Human Sciences at ABAC.