SAVANNAH, GA (May 3, 2017) – Thirty-six officers and staff members with the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department graduated from the Leadership in Police Organizations Course on Apr. 28.

This is the fifth group to graduate from the internationally-renowned training developed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

The 120-hour class was held at the SCMPD Professional Development Center over the course of the past three months. The graduates consist of a lieutenant, sergeants, star corporals, corporals, advanced police officers, and civilian leaders from throughout the department. The course was taught by IACP Certified National Instructor Larry Mathieson and IACP-trained SCMPD officers and staff.

Major Robert Gavin presented the individuals with their certificates.

The graduates are: Lt. Anthony Gallo, Sgt. Ryan Bevil, Sgt. Andre Coates, Sgt. Mark Fletcher, Sgt. Jeffrey Graff, Sgt. Patrick Johnson, Sgt. Wesley Johnson, Sgt. Robert Kendrick, Sgt. Nicole Khaalis, Sgt. Joseph Toth, Sgt. Aaron Washington, Star Cpl. Udon Carter, Star Cpl. Randy Garman, Cpl. Chester Balmer, Cpl. Patrick Boleman, Cpl. Rufus Brown, Cpl. James Coleman, Cpl. Michael Dantzler, Cpl. Bret Eskridge, Cpl. Jon Gibbs, Cpl. Bryan Holler, Cpl. Trevor Kruwel, Sgt. Robert Larry,  Cpl. James Lyttle, Cpl. Raymond Mercer, Cpl. Luis Molina, Cpl. Sean Organ, APO Abby Brown, APO Craig Fields, APO Justin Miller, APO Brandon Thomas, APO Meghan Whitfield, CSS Megan Edwards, Mr. Thomas Houston, Mr. Sanford Stephens, Mr. Jonas Subaar.