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Basic Law Enforcement Classes 21 & 22 Graduation

Thursday, October 26, 2001 saw the completion of 10 hard months of training for the students of Florida Keys Community College Criminal Justice Institute.  Academies 21 and 22, Basic Law Enforcement (BLE), received their diplomas before a large crowd of family, friends and peers at the Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center.  These new officers now take their place beside other law enforcement personnel in the Key West Police Department, Monroe County Sheriff's Department, and various other agencies.
Congratulations to all members of BLE 21 & 22!

Opening Ceremony
Opening the Ceremony with the Color Guard
Officer Steve Torrance Leads Prayer
Officer Steve Torrance Leads Prayer

Key West Police Chief Gordon "Buz" Dillon Addresses the Grads
KWPD Chief "Buz" Dillon Addresses the Graduates

The Graduates of BLE 21 & 22
Graduating Classes  BLE 21 & 22
Nancy Bunch Addresses the Assembly
The Director of FKCC Criminal Justice Institute, Nancy Bunch, Addresses the Assembly
BLE 21 Flag
Flag of BLE 21
BLE 21 Flag and Plaque
Plaque & Flag of BLE 21
BLE 22 Flag and Plaque
Flag of BLE 22
BLE 22 Presents Plaque to Cathy Torres
BLE 22 Presents Special Plaque to Cathy Torres, Coordinator of BLE Academy 22
KWPD Inspector Bob Christensen
Inspector Bob Christensen, Coordinator of BLE Academy 21, Addresses the Graduates
Presenting The Diplomas
Sheriff Rick Roth, Chief "Buz" Dillon and Associate Dean of Instructional Affairs, Sandy Glynn, Hand Out Diplomas
Cake for BLE 21
Cake to Honor BLE 21

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