Academy graduates 39 students, to join law enforcement agencies
BATON ROUGE - The Capital Area Regional Training Academy (CARTA) graduated 39 students from 18 different agencies from across the state Tuesday morning.
With completion of the academy it means the graduates finished 12 weeks of training that covers all aspects of law enforcement from using weapons to physical training in order to do the job.
Colonel Lawrence McLeary of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says, "These young people want to come out and make a change in the community and this is one of the ways you can do that is being apart of the solution."
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