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December 28, 2012 Published in Courts & Crime, Other News

Seven Alexandria Deputies Graduate From Criminal Justice Academy

On Friday, December 21, seven new deputies with the Alexandria Sheriff's Office graduated from the Session 127 of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. The graduation ceremony was held at George Mason University in Fairfax and followed nearly six months of deputy and law enforcement training, including emergency vehicle operation, firearms training, defensive tactics, jail and courthouse procedures, crash investigation, basic legal training and other important areas.

Alexandria Deputy Sheriff graduates of Session 127 with their diplomas, (l-r) Curran Thorne, Deon Eaddy, Israr Haq, Keith Scott, Ryan Stearns, Julio Ocasio and Fellman Cabero. (Courtesy Photo)

Alexandria's deputy graduates are Fellman Cabero, Deon Eaddy, Israr Haq, Julio Ocasio, Keith Scott, Ryan Stearns, and Curran Thorne. Deputy Eaddy was Vice-President of this academy class and four others are pursuing law enforcement careers like their fathers. Deputy Ryan Stearns is the son of Chief Deputy Clarke Stearns, Deputy Julio Ocasio is the son of Deputy Pedro Ocasio, Deputy Curran Thorne is the son of Deputy Timothy Thorne, and Deputy Keith Scott is the son of Chief M. Douglas Scott of the Arlington County Police Department.

The Academy serves 17 participating law enforcement agencies: the Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria Sheriff's Office, Arlington County Police Department, Arlington County Sheriff's Office, City of Fairfax Police Department, City of Falls Church Police Department, City of Falls Church Sheriff's Office, George Mason University Police Department, Leesburg Police Department, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, Manassas City Police Department, Manassas Park City Police Department, Middleburg Police Department, Northern Virginia Community College Police, Purcellville Police Department, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Police and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police.

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