Franklin County Deputy Graduates Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Congrats to Deputy Tyler Ford.

From left to right: Major Gregory Mehlbauer, Dep. Tyler Ford, and Sheriff Peter Cates. Photo provided.

(Franklin County, Ind.) – A Franklin County Sheriff’s deputy has graduated from the 222nd session of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Training Course.

Deputy Tyler Ford graduated from I.L.E.A. on Thursday.

Ford, a 2011 graduate of Connersville High School and an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, will complete the final stages of his training in a few weeks.

At basic training, Ford endured over 600 hours of training in all areas of law enforcement, including criminal and traffic laws, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, physical tactics, EMS awareness and human behavior.

Ford also received training in accident investigation, criminal investigation, domestic violence and sexual assault.  

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