The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) recently announced the graduation of its 397th Basic Police Class. Included in the graduates were officer Cotter Butler of the Umatilla Police Department, deputy sheriffs Kayla Franck and Todd Lake of the Gilliam County Sheriff’s Office, and officer Justin Prevo of the Baker City Police Department.

The 16-week Basic Police Class includes dozens of training areas, such as survival skills, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, ethics, cultural diversity, problem solving, community policing, elder abuse, drug recognition, and dozens of other subjects.

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