Irvington Officers Graduate Academy

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IRVINGTON – Two Irvington Police officers graduated from the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training’s (DOCJT) basic training academy on Thursday (2/8).

Officers James Goodman and Richard Winburn were among 34 cadets of the class of 545, who received more than 800 hours of recruit-level instruction over 20 weeks. Major training areas include patrol procedures, physical training, vehicle operations, defensive tactics, criminal law, traffic and DUI, firearms, criminal investigations, cultural awareness, bias related crimes and tactical responses to crisis situations. Officers Goodman and Winburn will begin FTO training.

DOCJT provides basic training for city and county police officers, sheriffs’ deputies, university police, airport police throughout the state, only excluding Louisville Metro Police Department, Lexington Police Department, Bowling Green Police Department and the Kentucky State Police, which each have independent academies.