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Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy Celebrates Graduation of 53 Recruits

Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that a graduation ceremony for the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy Class of 2018-I was held earlier today.

A total of 53 police recruits representing 23 police departments throughout Rhode Island, received their certifications at a ceremony held at the Community College of Rhode Island Flanagan Campus in Lincoln. It was the 130th commencement ceremony for the academy.

The recruits earned their certification after 20 weeks of training. The curriculum included 950 hours of training in physical fitness, first responder duties, Rhode Island General Laws, Rhode Island Motor Vehicle Code, report writing, firearms instruction, emergency vehicle operations, domestic violence/sexual assault, crash investigation, basic crime scene investigation, standardized field sobriety testing, mental health first aid, de-escalation techniques, active shooter situations, use of force, community policing, civil liability, fair and impartial policing and hate crimes.

The following is a list of today's graduates:

Kerri L. Agrela, Pawtucket Police Department Michael Akinrola, East Providence Police Department Adam J. Almeida, Bristol Police Department Dana J. Andrade, Cranston Police Department Michael C. Bailey, Warwick Police Department Daniel T. Ballou, Richmond Police Department Connor R. Bemis, Warren Police Department Ethan K. Boghigian, Newport Police Department Nicholas V. Boudreau, Pawtucket Police Department Ben L. Bratko, Warwick Police Department Corey D. Briggs, Coventry Police Department Thomas J. Cahill, Pawtucket Police Department Alexander G. Campbell, Pawtucket Police Department Austin M. Carreiro, Warren Police Department Geoffrey J. Cicatiello, Burrillville Police Department Brendan M. Combes, Barrington Police Department Kayleigh T. Cooper, Johnston Police Department Ashleigh N. Cornell-Fleser, Bristol Police Department Zachary J. Coyne, Cumberland Police Department Austin S. Danaher, Newport Police Department Kyle J. DelPrete, North Smithfield Police Department Kyle A. DiPirro, Narragansett Police Department Conor C. DiSpirito, North Smithfield Police Department Douglas M. Duquette, West Greenwich Police Department Christopher A. Durand, Narragansett Police Department Michael F. Ellis, Richmond Police Department Jesen L. Faiteau, East Providence Police Department Kyle J. Fitzsimmons, Warwick Police Department Sara L. Goes, Warwick Police Department Eric J. Harris, Burrillville Police Department Brian M. Hurley, Pawtucket Police Department Ty B. Karalis, Pawtucket Police Department Justin K. Lake, West Warwick Police Department Joseph M. Lupacchino, Charlestown Police Department Shane W. Lynch, Cranston Police Department Nicholas A. Manocchio, Johnston Police Department Frank P. Matarese, Jr., South Kingstown Police Department Ryan A. Medeiros, East Providence Police Department Kevin M. Pellegrino II, North Kingstown Police Department Raymond J. Pendergast III, South Kingstown Police Department Joshua T. Pento, Cranston Police Department Noel Pichardo, Pawtucket Police Department Nathan J. Robitaille, Cranston Police Department Kevin C. Roca, Central Falls Police Department Michael J. Rosa II, East Providence Police Department Michael A. Schiappa, Johnston Police Department Daniel A. Serina, Coventry Police Department Ryan E. Shibley, Warwick Police Department David M. Spinella, Jr., Westerly Police Department JeanMarie Stewart, Portsmouth Police Department Tanis J. Tavernier, Jr., Portsmouth Police Department Ryan J. Turner, Burrillville Police Department David V. Williams, West Warwick Police Department Thomas J. Wycislak, Pawtucket Police Department

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  • Department or agency: Department of Public Safety
  • Online: http://dps.ri.gov/
  • Release date: 05-25-2018

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