MARQUETTE – The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy graduated 26 police recruits on Friday, Aug. 26.
The recruits, who arrived from throughout Michigan, completed a 16-week basic police training course that included 800 hours of training required by the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards.
The graduates are:
Akron: Kenneth H. Littleton, son of Harold and Pat Littleton; East Grand Rapids: Mark W. Maddox, son of Bill and Rita Maddox; Detroit: Tonia M. Hughes, daughter of Mary Hughes and James Hughes; Tyrone A. Johnson, son of the late Russell Hamilton Johnson, Jr. and the late Ruby Mae Lykes; Ellworth: Michael P. Matteucci, son of Lorne and Patricia Matteucci; Escanaba: Michael J. Groleau, son of Tim and Pam Groleau; Jamie A. St. Cyr, son of Donald and Alberta St. Cyr; Gladstone: Kenneth J. Taylor, son of Carol Baxter and Dwaine and Debbie Taylor; Gwinn: Brent G. Zaborowske, son of Gerald and Michelle Zaborowske; Hancock: Kevin J. Kioski, son of Robert and Marla Kioski; Ironwood: Jorge H. Cruz, son of Jorge and Dory Cruz; Daniel R. McRae, son of Thomas and Carol McRae; Livonia: Douglas J. Geersens, Jr., son of Douglas and Mary Geersens; Ludington: Michael G. Fort, son of John and Penny Fort; Manistique: David A. Kaiser, son of Gary and Nancy Kaiser; Eric R. Willour, son of Charles Willour and Carla Westervelt; Marquette: Jon T. LeGalley, son of Tom and Sue LeGalley; Menominee: Patrick V. Palmquist, son of Cindy Swette and the late Kenneth Palmquist; Munising: Kathleen M. Paquette, daughter of Lee and Joe Paquette, Jr.; Negaunee: Todd A. Collins, son of Ann Turino and Danny Collins; Norway: Luke L. Hamlin, son of Mike and Cris Hamlin; Romeo: Morvine Craft, son of Marvin and Teresa Craft; Sault Ste. Marie: Craig J. Campbell, son of Bill and Lynn Campbell; Walter J. Wiater, son of Joseph and Mary Ann Wiater; Vulcan: Richard G. Wright, son of Gerald and Kim Wright; West Olive: John P. Ortman, son of Paul and Joni Ortman.