Thirteen officers took training at the Winston Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility recently and on Tuesday (March 19) they received their Basic Detention Officer Certification as required by Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training.
|David Edwards Administers OC Training|
In addition to the 10 officers at the Winston County Facility, officers from Attala and Choctaw Counties completed the training as well.The 96 hour course prepares the individual for work in the corrections field.
Warden Tim Palmer was able to complete the training on site at a much lower cost rather than send trainees off site which would have entailed travel expenses.
|Newly Certified Officers with Sheriff Jason Pugh (back center)|
and Chief of Security Don Crawford (far right)
|Officers attempt to negate the effects of OC Spray|