Corrections Division Staff complete Training Academy

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Sheriff Paul Rich is proud to announce Corrections Deputies Veronica Bartley and Brooke Smith recently completed a local corrections officer training academy held at the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office. The 160-hour academy offers a comprehensive, interactive instruction program in various disciplines for local correction officers. Training topics include custody and security, defensive tactics, first aid (including CPR and AED procedures), suicide awareness, fire safety and interpersonal communications. The academy, certified by the Michigan Sheriffs’ Coordinating and Training Council, is an important element of providing the necessary skills for maintaining a safe, secure environment for correction officers, inmates and county residents.
Deputy Veronica Bartley received the individual award for Overall Best Performance.
“Congratulations to Deputy Veronica Bartley and Deputy Brooke Smith, they are dedicated to learning important skills in order to safely and effectively manage our inmate population”, said Sanilac County Sheriff Paul Rich. “The training helps our corrections officers develop and practice the tools necessary to be successful in a high stress environment”.

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