Deputy Napier graduates from Department of Criminal Justice Training
Sheriff John Root proudly announced the graduation of Deputy Travis Napier from the Department of Criminal Justice Training – Police Academy Class #474 on Friday, August 5, 2016.
The graduation was held at the Posey Auditorium on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus in Richmond, Kentucky. Sheriff John Root and a large contingent of Laurel County deputies attended the graduation.
The DOC JT provides entry-level and advanced individual training for approximately 9000 law enforcement personnel annually. The 23 week, 928 hour law enforcement basic training course is mandatory for all Kentucky law enforcement officers who are required to comply with police officers professional standards act of 1998.
The graduating students represent the successful completion of a highly structured, comprehensive curriculum. As a result, each officer is better prepared to meet the ever-increasing demands placed on today’s law enforcement officers.
Deputy Travis Napier is native of Laurel County having four years of prior service with the Laurel County Sheriff’s office as a court security officer and most recently a bailiff. He was promoted to deputy in October of 2015. He will be assigned to second shift which generally works from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Deputy Napier resides in Laurel County. His parents are Sandy Napier and Russell Napier, of London.