Eighteen recruits graduated from Allan Hancock College’s CORE Custody Academy on Nov. 22 during a ceremony held at the college’s Public Safety Training Complex in Lompoc.
The graduates of CORE Academy Class #07 completed a comprehensive California Standards and Training for Corrections course consisting of 220 hours of instruction. The six-week academy is designed to prepare students mentally, morally, emotionally and physically to work as correctional officers. That instruction including training in emergency planning, report writing, ethics, investigation procedures, contraband, arrest and control, physical fitness training, CPR/First Aid and emergency vehicle operations. Read more….