A ceremony was held at the public safety training facility on Scottsville road. During the program, students got hands-on experience doing training exercises and even took classes on things like defense tactics. One graduate, Marianna Santos, says she's learned a lot from this experience, "It was pretty intense, good stuff. I didn't understand how much heart and comittment it takes to be in law enforcement and this was an eye-opening experience to kind of set me up for what's going to happen in the long run."
The sheriff's office plans to have another academy next year.
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