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COD Recognizes Cadets at Ceremony


The 26th College of the Desert (COD) Public Safety Academy Basic Peace Officer Training Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 12, at 3 p.m. at COD’s Public Safety Academy located on the Palm Desert Campus. The ceremony will be preceded by a formal cadet inspection at 2:30 p.m.

Approximately 25 Module II and III cadets will be receiving certificates for meeting the training requirements prescribed by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training for Level II and III-Reserve Peace Officers in the State of California.

The keynote speaker will be COD Professor of Administration of Justice and former PSA Director Clayton Mayes. Welcoming remarks will be provided by COD Superintendent/President Joel Kinnamon. Cadet Khristina Clous will be providing remarks on behalf of Module III, and Cadet Michael Leguillow will be providing remarks on behalf of Module II. Selected cadets will be recognized for their excellence in leadership, academics and marksmanship. Several scholarships will also be presented. A reception will immediately follow.

The event is open to faculty, staff, alumni, family, friends and the public.

For more information about the Public Safety Academy or the celebration contact, PSA Director Chris Madigan at 760.568.3083.