Recruits Graduate from NMU Police Academy

Front Row Left-Right: Teresa Carr, Jacob Bianga, Ben Ruohonen, Director Michael Bath, Mr. Elmer Rinehart, John Matt, Ryan Smith, Michael Bauman  Second Row Left-Right: Lt. Ken Love, Cory Johnson, Jessee Fergin-Kuehnl, Brady McDonald, Anthony Beaudette, Zane Weaver, Jack Griggs, Robert Jones, Darlene Kyto  Back Row Left-Right: Austin Young, Patrick Mellon, Darrel Hardwick, Sean Corbett, Austin Wells, Derek Weaver, Ryan LaBerge, Calvin Weaver
Front Row Left-Right: Teresa Carr, Jacob Bianga, Ben Ruohonen, Director Michael Bath, Mr. Elmer Rinehart, John Matt, Ryan Smith, Michael Bauman Second Row Left-Right: Lt. Ken Love, Cory Johnson, Jessee Fergin-Kuehnl, Brady McDonald, Anthony Beaudette, Zane Weaver, Jack Griggs, Robert Jones, Darlene Kyto Back Row Left-Right: Austin Young, Patrick Mellon, Darrel Hardwick, Sean Corbett, Austin Wells, Derek Weaver, Ryan LaBerge, Calvin Weaver

The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy recently held its graduation ceremony. Twenty-one recruits earned certificates of completion. The academy consisted of 16 weeks of training. Recruits were required to complete a curriculum set forth by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). For more information regarding the NMU Regional Police Academy, call (906) 227-1408. 

Graduates include the following (cities listed alphabetically):

Michigan 

Atlantic Mine: Ben Ruohonen, son of Jay and Dorothy Ruohonen

Brighton: Jack Griggs, son of Cliff and Diane Griggs

Clay Township: Robert Jones, son of Bob and Margret Jones

Davidsburg: Derek Weaver, son of Douglas and Susan Weaver

Escanaba: Sean Corbett, son of Time and Karen Corbett; Darrel L. Hardwick Jr., son of Darrel and Regina Hardwick Sr.; Austin Young, son of Ron and Sandi Young

Felch: Cory Johnson, son of Larry and Rhonda Johnson

Gladstone: Jacob Bianga, son of Marty and Kathy Bianga

Greenville: Zane Weaver, son of Kevin and Amy Weaver

Hancock: Michael Bauman, son of Michael and Judy Bauman

Houghton: Ryan LaBerge, son of Tom LaBerge

Iron Mountain: Brady McDonald, son of John and Dianna McDonald

Kingsford: Teresa Carr, daughter of Tim and Sherry York

Marquette: Jessee Fergin-Kuehnl, son of Earl Fergin and Jamie Kuehnl; John Matt, son of Steve and Shelley Matt

Munising: Patrick Mellon, son of Scott and Karen Mellon

Paris: Austin Wells, son of Dennis and Valerie Wells

 

Illinois

Wauconda: Calvin Weeder, son of Eric Weeder

 

Ohio

Akron: Ryan Smith, son of Priscilla Carter

 

Wisconsin

Hurley: Anthony Beaudette, son of Debbie Reid and Dennis Beaudette



Prepared By
Cassidy Hinshaw
Student Writer
906-227-2720
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