FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) graduated 19 recruit, May 3, in a ceremony on the main campus at 1401 E. Court Street in Flint.
The keynote address was given by Timothy Bourgeois, MCOLES Executive Director.
Graduating from the Winter 2018 term were: Eric Abbey, Nicholas Clinton, Brian Compeau, Sarah Conquest, Mark Cox, Dustin Duchene, Shane Henry, Nathan Hoover, Shelby Maples, Steven McCorry, Andrea McKahan, Laurisa Mercer, Russell Peterson, Cameron Riddell, Jonathan Rodden, Devin Seeley, Matthew Yelle, Spencer Zecchini and Mark Zerka.
Winter 2018 represents LERTA’s 12th session since the Academy offered its first class in September 2012. The Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy, operating under the authority of Chief Theresa Stephens-Lock, Executive Director of MCC’s Department of Public Safety, offers an excellent educational opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing law enforcement careers.
LERTA is a 16-week, intensive program that meets the Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) training requirements and prepares students for the Law Enforcement Licensing Examination. LERTA holds two sessions each year, designed to coincide with the Fall and Winter Semesters at MCC.
The LERTA is conducted during MCC’s Fall and Winter Semesters (1 training class/semester). Those interested in enrollment in the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy are strongly encouraged to review the MCOLES Requirements for Law Enforcement Officers at www.michigan.gov/mcoles. LERTA is located at MCC’s Southern Lakes Branch Center at 2100 Thompson Rd. in Fenton.
Details: Visit www.lerta.mcc.edu or call 810-410-1900. — G.G.