For Immediate Release
Police Lieutenants to graduate from Command College
This Saturday morning, May 18, two lieutenants from the Springfield Police Department will be honored as part of the Missouri Police Chiefs Charitable Foundation (MPCCF) Command College graduating class. Lts. Grant Dorrell and Vance Holland are students in the third-ever graduating class of the MPCCF's Command College which will hold commencement exercises in the Missouri State Capitol's first floor rotunda.
The Command College training provides leaders in law enforcement the opportunity to receive official recognition and documentation for completing command level training, over 300 hours of Peace Officer Standards and Training continuing education. Dorrell and Holland both opted to additionally pursue master's degrees in sociology and criminal justice from Lincoln University, which is accredited by the North Central Accreditation Association.
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.
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, phone: 864-1786
Release authorized by: Maj. Kirk Manlove