Police Academy at ABAC Announces 266th Session Graduates
TIFTON—Sixteen individuals from the South Georgia area recently received certificates at graduation exercises for the 266th 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 Eric S. Pennington of the Adel Police Department. Pennington also served as president of the 266th session. First place in Academics was awarded to Danny R. Alday, Jr., of the Albany Police Department, and second place in Academics went to Samuel T. Joseph of the Adel Police Department. Jason K. McLeod of Tifton, sponsored by the GPSTC, received first place in Firearms, and second place was awarded to Allan P. Frederick-Wilson of the Fort Valley Police Department.
Other graduates included Telur D. Allen, Robert M. Beal, Shanique D. Brewer, and Brandon G. Carter of the Albany Police Department; Bobby A. Fitts of the Albany State University Department of Public Safety; Danny W. Norris of the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office; Lacey P. Bullington of the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office; and Jonathan S. Martin of the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office.
Other graduates included Eugenio Humberto of the Tift County Sheriff’s Office; Brian E. Joiner of Tifton, sponsored by the GPSTC; and April M. Young 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.