DOBSON — Nine members from the Surry County Sheriff’s Office, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office, and the Stokes County Sheriff’s Office received their Detention Officer Certifications on Nov. 5 with a 100-percent pass rate.
The 172-hour class is required for all detention personnel working in county detention facilities or regional confinement facilities. The class started on Sept. 14, and ran through Nov. 5.
Ron Hill, director of Basic Law Enforcement Training at Surry Community College’s Center for Public Safety in Mount Airy, stated, “We would like to congratulate all the students for obtaining a 100-percent passing rate for the class. This is a tremendous achievement and a testament to the hard work put forth by all the students and the instructors.”
Students receiving certifications were: Julie C. Chaney of Ronda; Wendy K. Nelson and Kolton S. Sagraves of Boonville; Lauren K. Hogue and Rodney W. Wiles of Dobson; Kimberly L. Shelley of Pilot Mountain; Lynette B. Forrest of Mount Airy; Dylon L. Wagoner of Hamptonville; and Kyle E. Bouldin of Westfield.