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April 3, 2019  

Iowa Department of Public Safety's
42nd Basic Academy Graduation

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Public Safety would like to proudly announce the upcoming graduation ceremony of 14 recruits from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's 42nd Basic Academy.

The 14 recruits will be sworn in as peace officers for the State of Iowa at 10:30 AM on Friday, April 5th at Camp Dodge, Building S-60 in Johnston.  Guest speaker for the ceremony is Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg.

For the past 10 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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