172nd Montana Law Enforcement Academy Class Graduates
The Montana Law Enforcement Academy graduated 57 new officers from 34 different law enforcement agencies Wednesday, June 24, in Helena. Among those graduating were Rusti Parker and Jordan Clark from the Fort Peck Tribes Department of Law and Justice.
Attorney General Tim Fox was scheduled to give the keynote address; class representative Joshua Hammond of the Helena Police Department was set to speak as well. Montana Supreme Court Justice James Shea administered the oath.
The event was livestreamed for the public to watch via the legislature’s video website, and carried by the Montana Public Affairs Network.
The Montana Law Enforcement Academy is operated by the Montana Department of Justice. It provides basic and advanced training for state, county, city and tribal law enforcement officers throughout the state.