Pair of Batavia police officers graduate from academy
Submitted by Howard Owens on July 26, 2011 - 3:19pm
Two of Batavia's young officers recently attended their formal graduation from the Monroe County Basic Police Academy, according to Chief Randy Baker.
Officers Eric Dibble and Jason Ivison graduated together on Friday.
In order to graduate, the recruits completed classroom instruction, firearms training, defensive tactics and on-the-road field training for 16 weeks.
The academy, founded in September, 2010, trains officers for Batavia, Rochester, Greece, Gates, Monroe County and East Rochester.
Both officers received awards for their performance in the academy, Baker said.
Officer Dibble received the class Marksmanship Award for maintaining the highest average score during handgun firearms qualification. Officer Ivison received a Leadership Award for serving as a platoon leader during the academy.
Both officers are currently assigned to different shifts and working on their own.