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Sheriff's Deputies, Police Recruits Graduate from Training Academy - Source Patch

Posted on Dec 27,2012
Filed Under Local Politics , Politics,

Sheriff Dana Lawhorne and the Deputy Sheriff graduates of Session 127 with their diplomas. (Front, l-r: Curran Thorne, Israr Haq, Fellman Cabero and Sheriff Dana Lawhorne and back, l-r: Ryan Stearns, Keith Scott, Julio Ocasio, and Deon Eaddy. Credit Alexandria Sheriff's Office

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By Sharon McLoone

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Seven new deputies with the Alexandria Sheriff's Office graduated from the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy along with 18 Alexandria Police Department recruits.

The Dec. 21 graduation ceremony was at George Mason University in Fairfax and for the deputies, it followed nearly six months of deputy and law enforcement training, including emergency vehicle operation, firearms training, defensive tactics, jail and courthouse procedures, crash investigation, basic legal training and other important areas.

Alexandria's deputy graduates are Fellman Cabero, Deon Eaddy, Israr Haq, Julio Ocasio, Keith Scott, Ryan Stearns and Curran Thorne.

Deputy Eaddy was vice president of this academy class and four others are pursuing law enforcement careers like their fathers. Deputy Ryan Stearns is the son of Chief Deputy Clarke Stearns, Deputy Julio Ocasio is the son of Deputy Pedro Ocasio, Deputy Curran Thorne is the son of Deputy Timothy Thorne, and Deputy Keith Scott is the son of Chief M. Douglas Scott of the Arlington County Police Department.

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