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Police Academy Graduation

Aug 17, 2020

The Fresno City College Police Academy announces the graduation of 21 cadets on August 14, 2020 from its 1030-hour intensive format. Only the cadets were at the ceremony. All cadets and faculty practiced social distancing and wore face masks in the parking lot in front of the Police Academy buildings.

The graduates have successfully passed all segments of a curriculum in over 41 topical areas that included criminal law, investigations, patrol procedures, vehicle operations, traffic, first aid, professionalism and ethics, physical training, and many other related subjects. 

The Fresno City College Police Academy is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. A graduate is eligible to be hired as a police officer, deputy sheriff or district attorney investigator anywhere in California. Serveral other states recognize this certificate for employment. 

The graduates and their hometowns:

Clovis: Valerie Murray, Alyssa Soleno, Ronald Wells
Fresno: Kayla Irwin, Jarrod Markarian, Changxiong Moua, Gundeep Singh, Nicholas Villareal, Paul Vue
Kerman: Jorge Arzate, Eymi Castro-Berber, Alexis Ramirez-Serrato
Kingsburg: Eric Colegio, Jerod North
Madera: Nicholas Arellano
Mendota: Jason Perez-Lopez
Modesto: Johnanthon Davis
Ripon: Steven Kirkpatrick
Sanger: Marti Velasco
Tulare: Alma Munoz
Visalia: Dimas Contreras

Questions or request for additional information should be directed to Gary Fief, Police Academy Director, at 559.442.8277 or by email at



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