13 Cadets Graduate from Integrated Police Studies in Brandon

By David Klassen

Assiniboine Community College Graduates
Graduates from Assiniboine Community College’s integrated police studies program post with ACC instructors and staff, as well as distinguished guests from BPS, RCMP and DOPS. (HANDOUT)

Assiniboine Community College in Brandon has graduated 13 students from its integrated police studies program.

The students graduated on Friday from the program, which was intended to remove barriers for aboriginal students seeking entry into occupations related to protective services. The integrated delivery of the program allowed three of the 13 graduating students to complete their mature student high school diploma while working toward a nine-month police studies certificate.

In total, 15 students took part in the final inspection and drill.

The cadets are:

  • Aaron ANDERSON, Pinaymootang First Nation
  • Trevor ANDERSON, Pinaymootang First Nation
  • Travis ASSINIBOINE, Dakota Tipi First Nation
  • Ryker BATSON, Brandon
  • Cole BATSON ,Winnipeg
  • Joel BRUYERE, Sagkeeng First Nation
  • Johnathan CAMPBELL, Dauphin
  • Alicia KEEWATIN-WESLEY, Okanese First Nation
  • Valerie KOROSIL, Keeseekoowenin First Nation
  • Joshua MURDOCK, Koostatak
  • Nicholas PAUL, Swan River
  • Joshua POMPANA, Brandon
  • Robert PRINCE, Sandy Bay First Nation
  • Serita RICHARD, Sandy Bay First Nation
  • Billy-Jack WEST, Sandy Bay First Nation