Students complete Greencastle Police Boot Camp

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Taking part in the third Police Boot Camp were (front, from left) Michael King, Macey Masten, Brandon Barger, Trenton Ayers, Dylan Scott, Justin Pitts, Madison Copeland, Evan Crowe, Gayle Baugh and Dylan Cramsey. In back (from left) are Excise Police Corporal Jerrod Baugh, Excise Police Sgt. Kevin Akers, Emily Scott, Daniel Rhoden, Jacob Copeland, Kristen Sutherlin, Zack Ayers, Jason Taylor, Daniel Hurtubise, Elliot Sabens, Makala Copeland, Greencastle Police Chief Tom Sutherlin, Officer Daniel Bunten and Officer Ed Wilson. Not pictures are Grant Smith, Jacob Cambell, Remington Garl, Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins and Excise Police Officer Dawn Townsley.

The Greencastle Police Department recently held its third annual Police Boot Camp June 4-8.

Students were introduced to a wide variety of training that included firearms, rescue diving, physical fitness, taser training and various demonstrations.

There was also legal training with Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter, history of the Greencastle Police Department with former Chief of Police Sonny Wood, less lethal training and team building.

The Greencastle Police Department would like to thank the following for their support: Indiana Excise Police, Indiana Conservation Officers, Putnam County Sheriff Steve Fenwick, Deputy Nate O'Hair, Greencastle McDonald's, Greencastle Parks Department, Indiana State Police SWAT Operator Jim Hayes, Air Evac Lifeteam, Greencastle Fire Department, Mayor Sue Murray, Major Jim Staggers and Putnam County Fraternal Order of Police.

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