Joshua Bozeman of the Umatilla Tribal Police Department and Paul Yoon of the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office are among the recent graduates from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
Members of the 373rd Basic Police Class, the duo attended the 16-week course at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem. Bozeman and Yoon participated in dozens of training sessions, including survival skills, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, ethics, cultural diversity, problem solving, community policing, elder abuse and drug recognition.
The graduation ceremony was held Friday at the academy. Chief Danielle Outlaw of the Portland Police Bureau was the guest speaker.
The DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the academy in Salem. Eriks Gabliks serves as the director and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office is the board chairman. For more information, visit www.oregon.gov/dpsst.