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Ceremony Honors 36 ALETA Graduates

Wednesday, March 24, 2004





Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom announces that the Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy (ALETA) held graduation ceremonies Tuesday, March 23, 2004 honoring 36 cadets who represent 17 law enforcement agencies from throughout South Louisiana.
The Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy is a partnership between the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and the University of Louisiana Lafayette, and trains law enforcement personnel from throughout Louisiana at the ALETA site on Johnston Street as well as the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Community Training Center and Firing Range.

Top Award Winners for this class are: Class President Michael Potter, Arnaudville Police Department; Top Cadet Abner Williamson, UL Police Department; Top Academics Troy Brashear, New Iberia PD; Best Notebook Herbert Dobler, Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office; John Dooley Hardy Flashlight Michael Potter, Arnaudville PD; Top Gun Jeffrey Vincent, Abbeville PD; Most Physically Fit John O'Neil, Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office. Here is a list of all graduates and their respective agencies:

Abbeville Police Department Joshua Hebert, Jeffrey Vincent
Arnaudville Police Department Michael Potter
Bunkie Police Department Harry Williams
Breaux Bridge Police Department Troy Trahan
Church Point Police Department Yolanda Citizen
Crowley Police Department Allen Broussard, Scott Fogleman, Yolanda Lewis
Eunice Police Department Wanda Burney, Stephen Moody, Angela Sonnier
Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Seth Babineaux
Kaplan Police Department Myron Monceaux
Krotz Springs Police Department Matthew Willey
Lafayette City Marshal David Victor, Calvin Francis, Jr.
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Herbert Dobler, Sonia Guilbeau, Dawn Housden, Patrick Lanza, John O'Neil, Paul Pickney, Kenneth Quillens, and Sarah Robison
Louisiana State Parks (Lake Fausse Point) Kyle Bernis, Waylon King
New Iberia Police Department Troy Brashear, Steven Hill, David McAnally
Port Barre Police Department Joseph Francis
St. Martinville Police Department Jules Broussard, Codi Dodge
University of Louisiana Police Department Tanner Shipley, Reshina Williams, Abner Williamson

114 Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy
January 12, 2004 to March 23, 2004
Pictured from left to right:

Front row: Allen Broussard, Sarah Robison, Codi Dodge, John O'neil
Sonia Guilbeau, Angela Sonnier, Reshina Williams, Troy Trahan

Second row: Herbert Dobler, Troy Brashear, Scott Fogleman, David Victor, Calvin Francis
Yolanda Citizen, Kyle Bernis, Dawn Housden, Jeffrey Vincent, Michael Potter

Third Row: Joshua Hebert, Paul Pickney, Joseph Francis Jr., David McAnally
Tanner Shipley, Kenneth Quillens, Wanda Gail Burney, Patrick Lanza

Fourth row: (3rd in) Abner Williamson, Harry Williams, Matthew Willey, Seth Babineaux, Jules Broussard
Waylon King, Steven Moody, Myron Monceaux, Yolanda Lewis, Steven Hill

Staff / Instructors: (Red Shirts) Dale Boudreaux (duty uniform), Joyce Cowans
Keith Kellar (Academy Training Coordinator), Kenny Duhon (Assistant Academy Director)
Mike Rackliffe (Range Master), Wanda Daly

Donna Delahoussaye
Media Relations/Project Coordinator
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
337-236-5814