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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
November 5, 2014 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

38th DPS Basic Academy Set to Graduate

Johnston, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety is proud to announce the graduation of 13 male and female recruits from the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s 38th Basic Academy.

These 13 recruits will be sworn in as peace officers for the State of Iowa during the commencement ceremony at 10:00AM, Friday, November 7, 2014, at the Iowa Army National Guard Freedom Center at Camp Dodge.

Once sworn-in, these recruits will serve the State as Troopers with the Iowa State Patrol.

For the past 20 weeks, these recruits have completed courses on laws of arrest, search and seizures, defensive tactics, arrest techniques, precision driving, firearms, emergency management services, criminal law, human relations, physical fitness and motor vehicle law, along with many other courses.

Members of the media and the public are invited to attend the commencement ceremony at 10:00AM and a DPS Promotional/Oath of Office Ceremony to be held at the Freedom Center, Camp Dodge at 1:00PM.

For any further questions, please contact Alex Murphy, Commissioner’s Office, Iowa Department of Public Safety, at (515) 443-3014.

 

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