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Ribbon Cutting to celebrate new full-time Law Enforcement Training Academy

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on April 15, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Ray Croc Sports Complex, 1280 W. Desert Sun Drive in Yuma to celebrate the start of the new full-time law enforcement training academy in Yuma. The media and public are invited to attend.

The first class to participate in the new academy will attend the ribbon cutting and will begin their training following the ceremony on the same day. The new local academy was made possible through a partnership between Arizona Western College, the City of Yuma, and Yuma County.

Speakers include Dr. Daniel P. Corr, Arizona Western College President, Douglas J. Nicholls, City of Yuma Mayor, Greg Wilkinson, City Administrator, Susan Smith, City of Yuma Police Chief, and Leon Wilmot, Yuma County Sheriff.

For more information about the new full-time Law Enforcement Training Academy, contact Richard Colwell, AWC Director of Law Enforcement Training Academy at or (928) 317-7591.

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