Tuesday 1, 2009
            MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Regional Police Academy recently held its graduation ceremony and presented certificates of completion to 26 recruits.

            The academy consists of 16 weeks of training, during which recruits are required to complete a curriculum set forth by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). For more information, contact Leonard Dawson at 227-1408.

            The following recruits, all from Michigan, graduated from the academy:

            Bergland: Jessie Yesney; Calumet: Keith Anderson; Champion: Matt Lequia; Channing: Rodney Woodward; Grand Marais: Matthew Beaupied; Hancock: Ryan Wakeham; Iron Mountain: John Wyle; Ishpeming: Jenny Moyle; Kingsford: Richard Bottesi; Laurium: Brad Pelli and Michael Yeo; Livonia: Paul Walters; Manchester: Kyle Piatt; Manistique: Craig Jankowski and Sonny St. John; Mendon: Jason Pennigton; Milford: Michael Roth; Munising: Craig Grahovac and Michael Perron, Jr.; Norway: Brian Bruno; Painesdale: Anders Kurtti; St. Clair Shores: Robert Douglas, III; Unionville: Ashley Deming; Vassar: Michelle Crandall.