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31 August 2007
Seventy-six Cadets Attending
142nd Basic Session of LEA

The Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy offers four basic training courses per year. These courses are designed to provide the entry level law enforcement officer with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to begin their careers in law enforcement.

Seventy-six cadets are attending the 142nd Basic Session of JSU's Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy (LEA) at McClellan for state-mandated police training. The session began August 19, 2007 and runs through November 8, 2007. To learn more aout the academy, visit their Web site at

The LEA candidates for certification for the 140th Session are:


Philip A. Adams                        Daphne PD

Taquilla R. Allen                        Bessemer PD

John M. Anderson                     Cullman PD

Tomas A. Arias, Jr.                    Cullman PD

Christopher J. Bagby                 Gulf Shores PD

Dylan C. Baker                          Auburn PD

Kevin L. Bauer                          Valley PD

John L. Benefield                      Childersburg PD

Dwain S. Bradshaw                    Bay Minette PD

Michelle S. Brown                      AL Dept. of Revenue

Jonathan P. Butler                     Anniston PD

Matthew F. Cacioppo                 Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Trey A. Chambless                    Boaz PD

Clay M. Cleveland                     Daphne PD

Mattthew J. Collins                     Auburn PD

Kelly J. Couch                          Mountain Brook PD

Luther L. Curry                           Tuskegee University PD

Michael M. Darbro                     Enterprise PD

Brian D. Dicus                           Scottsboro PD

Tracey A. Dixon                        Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

Jason C. Dobbins                     Owens Crossroads PD

Kris D. Drobisch                        AL Dept of Conservation

John A. Duncan                         Athens PD

Kimbla L. Ellis                           Union Springs PD

Robert D. Franklin, II                  Auburn PD

Robert P. Franko                       Opelika PD

Cole R. Gates                           AL Dept. of Cons-Marine Resources

Gary R. Goza                            Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Tyquawn J. Gray                       Greenville PD

James C. Green                       Greenville PD

John P. Hamilton                       Madison PD

Johnny R. Hamlin                      Ashland PD

Jason T. Hammett                     Piedmont PD

Jeffery M. Hamrick                    Anniston PD

Bobby O. Harris                        Union Springs PD

Joseph A. Hendrix                    Enterprise PD

Robert E. Hicks                        Troy University PD

Leslie J. Hill                              Anniston PD

Morris D. Holmes                      Madison County Sheriff's Office

Kenneth M. Hooper                   Madison County Sheriff's Office

Joshua D. Isbell                        Albertville PD

Ryan C. Kelly                            Florence PD

Kasey Kindrex                          Union Springs PD

Richard D. Lane                         Madison County Sheriff's Office

Darrell C. Lassiter, Jr.                Phenix City PD

Glen A. Loveday                       Opelika PD

John R. Mayorga                       Centre PD

Donald P. McCook                    Alexander City PD

Jesse J. McKinney                   Russellville PD

Joseph R. Mendiola                  Clayton PD

Charles R. Michael                    Muscle Shoals PD

Andrew S. Miller                       Anniston PD

Benjamin B. Mitchell                 Daphne PD

Jonathan D. Muecke                 Madison PD

William G. Mullins                     Calera PD

David B. Newman                     District Attorney, 5th Circuit

Daniel M. Phipps                      Talladega PD

Adam A. Powell                        Anniston PD

Justan T. Price                          Lincoln PD

David C. Priest                          Opelika PD

Ashley C. Ramsey                    Tarrant PD

Jonathan M. Rawls                    AL Board of Pardons & Paroles

Travis D. Renfro                        Jackson County Sheriff's Office

Keith O. Rogers                        AL Board of Pardons & Paroles

Brian M. Roy                             Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Timothy M. Russell, Jr.              Anniston PD

Stacey L. Rutherford                  Madison County Sheriff's Office

Eugene Scruggs, III                   Madison PD

Nathan M. Shipp                        Albertville PD

Chester H. Skelton, III                Fort Payne PD

Phillip T. Smith                          Guntersville PD

Brett A. Spurlock                       Fort Payne PD

Eric H. Staley                            Florence PD

Bradley A. Taylor                      Auburn PD

Joshua P. Teague                     Chambers County Sheriff's Office

Terry A. Thomas                        Gadsden PD

Patrick D. VinZant                      Phenix City PD

John K. West                            Anniston PD

Brandi L. Whiteley                     Russellville PD

Christopher L. Winemann           Gadsden PD

Patrick T. Wofford                      Boaz PD

Geoffrey M. Yeager, Jr.             Lanett PD

Justin C. Young                         Arab PD

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