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CCCC BLET graduates 15

08.21.2008Curriculum ProgramsGraduations

The Basic Law Enforcement Training Program at Central Carolina Community College graduated 15 during a ceremony at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center on Aug. 5. Graduates were (front, from left) Paul Carroll, of Sanford; Joshua Christensen, of Bear Creek; and Christopher Palme, Micah Acord and Christopher Burns Jr., all of Sanford; (middle, from left) Randall VanEck, of Sanford; Jason Braswell, of Four Oaks; Dekestia McKinney, of Lillington; Matthew Smith, of Sanford; and Timothy White, of Pittsboro; (back, from left) Jason Lockley, of Dunn; Gregory Cox and Dustin Preston, both of Sanford; Matthew Hunter, of Broadway; and Clarence Hill, of Sanford. Achievement awards presented were: Academic Excellence — Acord, Burns and Carroll; Highest Academic Average — Acord; Highest State Exam Score — Hunter; Top Physical Fitness — Palme; Most Improved Physical Fitness — VanEck; and Top POPAT — Christensen. The North Carolina BLET Program includes 624 hours of law enforcement training, rigorous physical training, and a four-hour written exam administered by the N.C. Criminal Justice Training and Standards Division. The next BLET programs start in September in Harnett County and in October in Chatham County. For more information, contact Faye Phillips at (919) 718-7324 or (800) 682-8353.