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Corrections Academy #130 Celebrates Graduation

Please welcome the newest graduates from Alaska Department of Corrections Academy #130 to the Alaska DOC ranks.

After more than 200 hours of training that included Valuing Diversity, Communications, Search and Seizure, Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, Use of Force, Emergency Plans, and Incident Command, 27 new Correctional Officers participated in a graduation at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough building in front of family, friends, and DOC staff from all over the state.

The valedictorian for Academy #130 was Officer Baggett from Spring Creek Correctional Complex and Officers Allen and Pitt from Spring Creek Correctional Complex delivered the inspirational class speech and the Correctional Officers Code of Ethics respectively.

Entering as individuals, the students of Academy #130 departed as a cohesive unit determined to become leaders and make a positive impact in the Department of Corrections and the Alaskan