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Sheriff Ricky Chastain completes Chief Executive Leadership from Southern Police Institute
Sheriff Chastain completed the Chief Executive Leadership Course on October 18, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. This week long course exposed participants to key elements necessary to be successful as law enforcement executives. The learning environment and practical exercises were interactive and drew on the experience and expertise of the participants and instructors. Sheriff Chastain and other participants were presented with materials and instruction designed to facilitate and encourage a positive, developmental, forward thinking role for leading their agencies.
The Southern Police Institute is a division of the Department of Justice Administration, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Louisville. It is an advanced education and training institute whose mission is to enhance the professional development of law enforcement practitioners. The Southern Police Institute accomplishes this mission by providing educational and career development programs that are designed to challenge and to prepare law enforcement practitioners for the demands of today and tomorrow. The Southern Police Institute consistently is ranked among the top law enforcement educational and training schools in the nation.
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July 25, 2013 - The Laurens County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #29 held a law enforcement appreciation day at the Laurens YMCA, Thursday July 25th. If you are a law enforcement officer and would like to learn more about the FOP and benefits associated with the Lodge please visit
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S.O.R.T. Trains to Keep Schools Safe
The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that Deputy Barton Holmes has completed the 80+ hours of training needed to become certified as a D.A.R.E. Instructor. Click here for more information...