News Release

Date 11/20/12

For Immediate Release: SPD Cadet Graduation

This evening at 6:00 p.m. at the South District Station, 11 members of the Cadet Academy will graduate from the program with a total of 80.5 hours of curriculum.

The Cadet Academy covers a variety of topics to include:

  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Community Service
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Physical Training
  • Defensive Tactics Concepts & Tools
  • Police patrol functions to include traffic stops, DWI and crash scene investigations
  • Criminal investigations: fingerprinting, crimes against persons and crimes against property
  • Specialized units within the department: SRT (Special Response Team), NET (Narcotics Enforcement Team) and SIU (Special Investigations Unit)

Chief Williams will be present at the graduation to welcome and present graduation certificates.

The media is invited to attend.

For more information on the Cadet Program visit:

http://www.springfieldmo.gov/spd/JoinUs/cadet.html