Sheriff Aaron Mitchell announces Deputy Randy Sims graduated from the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office Correctional Training Academy on Oct. 27.
Deputy Sims received a Level 2 Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Correctional Peace Officer Certificate from the State of Louisiana.
Level 2 consist of a minimum of 249 hours and is for peace officers whose duties are civil process or care and custody of inmates, and includes defensive tactics and POST Firearm Certification.
Louisiana Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) was established by Act 397 of 1976 to develop training standards for peace officers in the State of Louisiana.
Deputy Sims persevered through 9 weeks of intense training to complete Session 53 of Rapides Correctional Academy, and is currently a Civil Process Server under Sergeant Keith Gentry.
Sheriff Mitchell and Chief Deputy Brad Walker congratulate Deputy Sims for his hard work and dedication in successfully completing the training academy.
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