South Piedmont Community College Celebrates Basic Law Enforcement Graduates; All Grads Hired by Local Agencies

Members of South Piedmont Community College's Basic Law Enforcement Training Class 46 during their graduation ceremony on May 31.

Members of South Piedmont Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training Class 46 during their graduation ceremony on May 31.

South Piedmont Community College is celebrating the most recent graduates of its Basic Law Enforcement Training course.

BLET Class 46 graduated during a ceremony at the Dowd Center Theatre in Monroe on Thursday, May 31.

BLET provides future law enforcement officers with essential knowledge and skills they will need to begin their careers. The program spans 16 weeks and uses state-mandated topics and methods of instruction.

All members of the graduating class have already been hired by local law enforcement agencies.

“We are proud to partner closely with area agencies and help meet their workforce needs,” said Mike Smith, director of law enforcement training.

“We are proud of each member of this graduating class and their decision to commit their careers to protecting and serving our communities.”

Members of BLET Class 46 and their agencies include:

Kyle Carswell, Union County Sheriff’s Office
Christopher Childs, Union County Sheriff’s Office
Conor Donnelly, Monroe Police Department
Cody Gordon, Mint Hill Police Department
Jonathan Ingram, Union County Sheriff’s Office
Parker Justice, Matthews Police Department
Cody Kiker, Union County Sheriff’s Office
Christopher King, Matthews Police Department
Harry McLaughlin, Matthews Police Department
Kenneth Nance, Monroe Police Department
Felix Perez, Mint Hill Police Department
Cameron Price, Union County Sheriff’s Office
Jorden Rayburn, Matthews Police Department
Tyler Reed, Union County Sheriff’s Office
Bailee Sholar, Monroe Police Department
Michael Soto, Pineville Police Department
Madison Sweatt, Monroe Police Department
Wesley Sweet, Matthews Police Department
Garrett Xavier, Union County Sheriff’s Office

Learn more about South Piedmont Community College’s public safety programs here: https://spcc.edu/areas-of-study/public-safety/.


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