Jan 06, 2015
HACC Graduates 15th Part-Time Police Academy
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Sen. Jeffrey E. Piccola Law Enforcement Complex of the Sen. John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center (PSC) at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, recently celebrated the graduation of seven cadets in its 15th part-time municipal police academy.
Several of the graduating cadets also received outstanding achievement awards at the ceremony:
HACC’s Police Academy is the second largest in Pennsylvania and offers the basic training course mandated for all Pennsylvania municipal police officers. The part-time academy accommodates working students and can be completed in less than a year. HACC also offers a full-time academy, which lasts 20 weeks.
- Benjamin Andrew Jones, pre-service, of York, received the highest achievement in physical fitness award and the most inspirational cadet award.
- Larry Eugene Lake III, pre-service, of York, received the highest proficiency in driving award, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association.
- Andrew Edward Cramer, pre-service, of Shippensburg, received the highest academic achievement award.
- Jonathan Paul Cranshaw, pre-service, of Dover, received the highest proficiency in firearms award.
HACC also provides mandatory police in-service courses, law enforcement elective training and police testing. Visit www.hacc.edu/PublicSafetyCenter/LawEnforcement/index.cfm for more information on HACC’s Part-Time Police Academy.
The graduates who completed HACC’s most recent police training, listed with their hometowns are below. Unless otherwise indicated, graduates are pre-service and not yet affiliated with law enforcement agencies.
- Andrew Edward Cramer (Shippensburg)
- Jonathan Paul Cranshaw (Dover)
- Joshua Lee Fruhwirth (Mechanicsburg)
- Benjamin Andrew Jones (York)
- Larry Eugene Lake III (York)
- Bret David Palmer (Marysville)
- Derrick Glenn Siegfried (Hershey) of Hampden Township Police Department
NOTE: Visit the HACC Newsroom for photos of the event.
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, offers more than 150 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to nearly 20,000 students at campuses in Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York and through online classes. In addition, HACC serves more than 29,000 students in noncredit workforce development, public safety, adult basic education and continuing education programs offered at all campuses and off-site locations in many communities in Central Pennsylvania. For more information on how HACC is uniquely YOURS, visit www.hacc.edu.