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Stephen D. Caraway

Chief of Police





500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209



 Contact:  Chief Steve Caraway


Office:    (504) 712-2212

Date:       1/10/2013

 NINTH KPD P.O.S.T. Academy class to graduate

KENNER ó Kenner Police Chief Steve Caraway is proud to announce that the Kenner Police Departmentís Ninth Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Academy class will graduate on Friday, January 18th, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the Rivertown Exhibition Hall, 415 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA. The academy began on September 24, 2012. Graduating officers are as follows:

 Randy Belanger, Joshua Davis, Louis Duvic, Kathleen Fronczak, Jan-Michael Gregory, Katie Higgins, Chad Hoffmann, Britini Scott, and Casey Smith

 Applicants accepted into the academy have successfully completed a complex and stringent hiring process, which includes passing an extensive background investigation, psychological exams, physical fitness assessment and final selection through an oral Administrative Review Board process.

 Students in the academy must abide by strict codes of discipline while they receive over 600 hours of training in various aspects of police work, such as legal issues, first aid, firearms, investigations, traffic services, patrol practices, report writing, community relations, self-defense tactics, physical training and defensive driving. P.O.S.T. requires a minimum of 360 hours of instruction.

 Upon graduation, officers will be P.O.S.T. certified, meaning that they have taken and passed the P.O.S.T. exam and have sufficiently completed the basic training requirements. Louisiana law requires all police officers to be P.O.S.T. certified within one year of being hired. Upon completing the basic academy, new Kenner Police Officers must also successfully complete a 16-week field training program, working with a veteran police officer in the KPD Patrol Division.  The news media are invited to attend the graduation.

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Steve Caraway

Chief of Police


Kenner Police Complex

500 Veterans Blvd.

Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

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