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Law Enforcement Training Academy graduates 113th class June 19

A graduation ceremony for the 113th class in Erie County Law Enforcement Training Academy history was held Friday, June 19, 2009 in the Minnie Gillette Auditorium at Erie Community College’s City Campus, 121 Ellicott St., Buffalo.

The class included 38 sworn officers representing 12 agencies, including 10 officers from the Erie County Sherriff’s Office; four officers from the City of Buffalo Police Department; four officers from the Niagara Frontier Transit Authority; three officers from the Buffalo State College Police Department: two officers from the Town of Tonawanda Police Department; two officers from the City of Lackawanna Police Department; two officers from the Town of Hamburg Police Department; two officers from the University at Buffalo Police Department; two officers from the Village of Depew Police Department; two officers from the University at Buffalo Police Department; one officer from the Town of Amherst Police Department; one officer from the Village of Hamburg Police Department and one officer from SUNY Fredonia’s Police Department.

The class also included five Pre-Employment Police Academy graduates, who attended 17 weeks of the 20-week program.

Speakers at graduation included: Peter Vito, commissioner, Erie County Central Police Services; H. McCarthy Gipson, commissioner, Buffalo Police Department; Judge Barbara Howe, Erie County Surrogate Court and Sheriff Timothy Howard, Erie County Sheriff’s Office.

Erie Community College meets the needs of a diverse student body and contributes to regional economic vitality by providing excellent, flexible, affordable and accessible educational programs in a multi-campus environment committed to continuous improvement.

Photo of cadets
Photo of Commission H. McCarthy Gipson