Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Michelle Ahn-Sims completed the Alexandria Regional Police Academy in Alexandria on Thursday afternoon May 21, 2021 according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wright.
The graduation ceremony was held at Alexandria City Hall.
Class cadets attended over 650 hours of training in areas of law, patrol activities, vehicle stops, firearms, report writing, proper defensive tactics, officer survival, DWI enforcement, physical training, taser, ethics, first aid, chemical weapons or other law enforcement topics.
During the training, cadets ran over 84 miles, fired over 65000 rounds of ammunition, did over 4000 pushups, 1500 sit-ups and other physical training.
Deputy Ahn-Sims received the Jeremy Carruth Memorial Physical Fitness Award.
Deputy Ahn-Sims will return to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriffs Office for additional in-house training in policy and procedure, report writing, National Incident Command Systems, and assigned to a Field Training Officer before she is released to patrol and other duties in Natchitoches Parish.
Congratulations to Deputy Michelle Ahn-Sims.
Thank you for service and we hope you have an exciting career at the NPSO serving the citizens of Natchitoches Parish.
We also thank the entire Alexandria Regional Police Academy for their integrity and professionalism during the academy session.
Congratulations to Natchitoches Police Department Officers LaShea Danielle Charleville, Jayden Perkins, Jaylon Jones and David Lupton who also completed the APD Regional Academy.