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Law enforcement students graduate despite obstacles

 

July 9, 2021

Taylor Warnes / FDLTCC

Graduating student Boyd Billman speaks during the FDLTCC Law Enforcement Skills Training ceremony Friday at the college. The skills session is the most intensive part of the program.

Despite Covid-19, despite protests that called for defunding the police, last week Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College graduated every single student who enrolled in the law enforcement training program two years ago. The students made it through the difficult program and faced other challenges from Covid-19 to some who lost jobs and housing.

"I was really excited and proud of this class," said program director Wade Lamirande. "With everything, all the unintended obstacles, we had everyone graduate. I think this is the first time we graduated everyone who started. It was great to see e...



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