Four Morehouse Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies and one Bastrop Police Department officer received Louisiana P.O.S.T

Level 1 Police Officer certification after graduating from the 118th Police Academy at the North Delta Regional Training Academy in West Monroe. The 11 week course includes First Aid/CPR, emergency vehicle driving techniques, firearms training, defensive tactics, legal aspects and criminal laws and physical fitness training.

In addition to receiving Level 1 Police Officer Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certification, Deputy Shelby Johnson also won an award for Most Improved Fitness.