MANSFIELD, OH - A Corrections Academy for LAW HEROs was hosted and run by the Richland County Sheriff's Office.
Academy Commander James Myers (Staff Lieutenant for the Richland County Sheriff's Office) worked with 16 corrections officers from counties in Ohio. Four were from Lorain County, three from Ashland County, two Multi-Co in Marion, three from Medina County, two from Knox County, and two from Wayne County.
Candidates graduated on Thursday, April 13, 2017. They will be required to take a state test, which is based off what was learned at the academy, to be officially certified as corrections officers.
The 145 hours of training contained subject to control to include demonstrating proficiency in the area. Body searches, transportation of inmates, first aid/CPT, and maintain a proper notebook with completed worksheets.
Commander Myers praised the Corrections Academy group for completing their hours with professionalism, work ethic, and dedication.
The Richland County Sheriff's Office wishes all the best of luck and hopes that those who graduated have a long and successful career.