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For immediate release: Media Contact:

Sergeant Nathan Ludwig

October 31, 2018

(515) 745-2863

41st DPS Basic Academy Graduation

 -- The Iowa Department of Public Safety would like to proudly announce the upcoming graduation ceremony of 24 recruits from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's 41st Basic Academy.

The 24 recruits will be sworn in as peace officers for the State of Iowa at 10:30 AM on Friday, November 2nd  at Camp Dodge, Building S-60 in Johnston.  Guest speaker for the ceremony is Colonel Timothy A. Glynn of the Iowa National Guard.

For the past 18 weeks, these recruits have completed courses on laws of arrest, search and seizure, defensive tactics, arrest techniques, precision driving, firearms, emergency management services, criminal law, human relations, physical fitness, motor vehicle law, and several other courses in law enforcement. 

Members of the media and the public are encouraged to attend the commencement ceremony. 


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