15 deputies graduate 90-hour course dealing with working in a corrections environment

Posted: September 11th, 2015 | Filed under: News Releases

POST-Corrections-001Sept. 11 – Fifteen St. Bernard Parish sheriff’s deputies recently graduated a 90-hour Corrections Division course in Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., dealing with working in a prison environment or Juvenile Detention Center.

P.O.S.T. Corrections is aimed at preparing deputies for their careers in Corrections. Topics covered in the training include defensive tactics, use of pepper spray which involved each deputy being pepper-sprayed to deal with its effects, booking procedures, writing reports and other aspects of working in corrections.

Shown are members of the class and two instructors from the Corrections Division: from left standing, Lt. Dennis Morgan, an instructor; officers Lamont Dersone, Andrew Palmeri, Ethan Herlle, Sarah Perkins, Colin O’Brien, Jessica Edwards, Derrick Cuccia, Stephani Alfonso, Joseph Hirstius,
Karleen Noel, Cyle LaFerrara and Cpl. Brandon Lewis, an instructor. Kneeling are Jordan Zulli, Joel Porretto Jr., Emelio Gomez and Kevin Nguyen. Not pictured are two others from the Corrections Division who served as instructors, Capt. Adrian Chalona and Capt. Andre Dominick.