Presenters: First-time corrections academy successful


Logan County partners with other counties to offer specialized training



Instructors at the recent Ohio Full Service Corrections Basic Training Academy hosted by the Logan County Sheriff’s Office included, from the left, seated: Cpl. Chris Joseph, Cpl. Robin Bailey, Sgt. Adam Fullerton, and Class Commander Joe Torsell. Class participants included, from the left, second row: Kem Dalrymple, Craig Kremer, Wesley Madaj, Dalton Dains, Bryant Brown and Amber Kennedy; and third row: Patrick Forsthoefel, Tyler Cantrell, Tanner Peterson, Spencer Nickell and Derek Henry. (PHOTO | LOGAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)


Four Logan County corrections officers completed the course at the Logan County Juvenile Detention Center, along with seven corrections officers from other area jails. Throughout the month-long academy, they participated in classroom instruction, unarmed self-defense tactical maneuvers and role-playing simulations. 


“The proof is in the pudding as far as the test scores go. I’m very proud of them,” said Academy Commander Joe Torsell, who also is a LCSO training officer.

“We had a very good time in the academy. We had a large group of focused individuals.”



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