Three St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated March 10 from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., basic police academy held at the Kenner Regional Training Center.
Graduates are: Dep. Sarah Perkins and Dep. William Serigne, both of the Corrections Division; and Dep. Crystal Kelly, from the Communications Division.
The academy includes about 400 hours of training in basic police work, including firearms use, criminal investigation, patrol procedures, writing reports, driving training and physical fitness.
Dep. Perkins was named top firearms shooter among the academy graduates.
Representing the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office at the ceremony were: Maj. Angela Huff, Capt. Dennis Morgan and Capt. Chad Silcio.