Four St. Bernard Parish sheriff’s deputies were graduated from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., academies in police work held by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office and at the Slidell Regional Police Academy.
Deputy Lamont Dersone recently completed the requirements to pass the P.O.S.T. school in St. Charles Parish, which is 480 hours of training.
Deputies Andrew Palmeri, Ethan Herrle amd Keith Lutz recently completed requirements at Slidell Regional Police Academy, which has more than 500 hours of training.
Palmeri finished first in physical fitness training and third in firearms training. Hurrle was second in physical fitness training.
Officers at the academies receive training in subjects including firearms use, investigation, writing reports, driving training, physical fitness and other areas of police work.
Shown from left, are Maj. David DiMaggio, head of training for the Sheriff’s Office; and three deputies who graduated the P.O.S.T. police academy in Slidell, Dep. Ethan Herrle, Dep. Andrew Palmeri and Dep. Keith Lutz, and Chief Deputy Sheriff Richard Baumy.
Dep. Ethan Hurrle with Chief Deputy Sheriff Richard Baumy.
From left are St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne, whose department holds the P.O.S.T. academy; Dep. Lamont Dersone who graduated the academy; and Maj. David DiMaggio, head of training for the Sheriff’s Office.
St. Bernard Sheriff’s Deputy Lamont Dersone, center, recently graduated the Peace Officers and Standards, or P.O.S.T., police academy held by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. With him, from left, are Lt. Dennis Morgan, Dep. Eric Eilers. Maj. David DiMagggio, head of training for the Sheriff’s Office; and Sgt. Donald Johnson, who is assigned to the U.S. Marshal’s Service Fugitive Task Force.
Dep. Keith Lutz with Chief Deputy Sheriff Richard Baumy.
Dep. Andrew Palmeri after the graduating ceremony.