Highway Patrol graduates 43 cadets

The Patrol’s 155th Academy Class graduated today after 22 weeks of intense paramilitary training. Tpr. Justin J. Fleming of Norwalk was top performer in academics.
Register
Feb 14, 2014

 

The Patrol’s 155th Academy Class graduated today after 22 weeks of intense paramilitary training.

The keynote address was provided by Director John Born, Ohio Department of Public Safety. Additional remarks were provided by Colonel Paul A. Pride, Patrol Superintendent and Captain Shawn Lee, Academy Commandant.

The Oath of Office was issued by Judge Peter B. Abele, Fourth Appellate District, Ohio Court of Appeals. 

Courses completed by the 155th class included Core Values, crash investigation, criminal and traffic law, detection of impaired drivers, firearms, physical fitness, self-defense and emergency vehicle operations.

Tpr. William R. Clay, Fort Wayne, Indiana, was selected as class speaker and thanked the Academy and cadet family members for being supportive during their training.

Four of the graduates received special honors for top performance in various fields of study at the Training Academy. The honorees were:

·        Overall performance – Tpr. Ryan A. Davenport, Mansfield, Ohio 

·        Top performance in academics – Tpr. Justin J. Fleming, Norwalk, Ohio      

·        Top performance in driving – Tpr. Daniel J. Harrison, Hinckley, Ohio

·        Top performance in firearms – Tpr. Matthew R. Cook Jr., Perrysburg, Ohio 

·        Top performance in physical fitness – Tpr. Ryan A. Davenport, Mansfield, Ohio

Each of the graduates will report to their posts on Monday, February 17. The graduates’ first 60 working days will be a field-training period under the guidance of a veteran officer. The new graduates are assigned to 27 of the Patrol’s 58 posts.

TROOPER

HOMETOWN

ASSIGNMENT

Logan A. Armstrong

Wooster

Canfield

Race A. Baker

Wooster

Lisbon

Christopher B. Bissonnette

Cleveland

Milan

Tyler C. Burd

Uniontown, Pennsylvania

St. Clairsville

Carlos M. Castellanos

Canton

Canton

William R. Clay

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Toledo

Clayton W. Conrad

Elyria

Sandusky

Matthew R. Cook Jr.

Perrysburg

Findlay

Kayla L. Crager

Marion

Marion

Ryan A. Davenport

Mansfield

Mansfield

Eric J. Devers

Kenton

Piqua

Trey R. Duplessie

Elyria

Mt. Gilead

Neil R. Everett

New Philadelphia

Lisbon

Justin J. Fleming

Norwalk

Sandusky

Curtis A. Gelles

Medina

Medina

Thomas J. Gronsky

Wellington

Batavia

Mason M. Hale

Canton

New Philadelphia

Daniel J. Harrison

Hinckley

Elyria

Milford J. Henry IV

Salisbury, Maryland

Dayton

Drew M. Hertlein

Wilmington

Batavia

Dylon J. King

Zanesville

Lisbon

Nicholas J. Konrad

Toledo

Toledo

Jacob A. Lambdin

Sidney

Springfield

Spencer A. Large

Chillicothe

Gallipolis

Nicholas J. Martin

Zanesville

Wilmington

John D. McLeod

Mechanicsburg

Springfield

Marquise T. Moore

Fairfield, Alabama

Lebanon

Joshua A. Nowajewski

Cortland

Ashtabula

Jacob A. Olsen

Miamisburg

Batavia

Quentin K. Phillips

Amanda

Wilmington

Kyle L. Prose

Chillicothe

Wilmington

Alison R. Schmotzer

North Royalton

Ashtabula

Thomas J. Schoefeld

Tiffin

Xenia

Scott C. Schweinfurth

Mentor

Chardon

Travis W. Stump

Portsmouth

Georgetown

Paul B. Swan

Zanesville

Mt. Gilead

Chantelle A. Taylor

Alliance

Mt. Gilead

Justin K. Teufel

Portsmouth

Xenia

Matthew J. Voytek IV

Warren

Canfield

Michael S. Waters

Grove City

Mt. Gilead

Patrick M. White

Baltimore

Lebanon

Cody M. Woodard

West Jefferson

Marysville

Daniel T. York

Hamilton

Hamilton

 

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