May 27, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

SPD lieutenants graduate from Command College

Captains Greg Higdon and David Millsap standing with Lieutenants Robert Pitts and Kevin GrizzellTwo lieutenants from the Springfield Police Department were honored as part of the Missouri Police Chiefs Charitable Foundation (MPCCF) Command College Class IV. Lieutenants Kevin Grizzell and Robert Pitts graduated from MPCCF¿s Command College during commencement exercises held Saturday in the Missouri State Capitol¿s first floor rotunda.

The Command College training provides leaders in Missouri law enforcement the opportunity to receive advanced command level training, consisting of over 300 hours of Peace Officer Standards and Training continuing education, over the course of the year.
The MPCCF is a not-for-profit corporation formed in 1996 to provide assistance and service to citizens and law enforcement. Their mission is two-fold: to promote the safety of Missouri's youth through educational programs and to advance the quality and professionalism of law enforcement by supporting higher standards and offering advanced officer training. The MPCCF is recognized and licensed by the State of Missouri as an approved provider of law enforcement continuing education.

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Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
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Release authorized by: Chief Paul Williams

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