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Leadership learns about law enforcement

By submitted, 08/19/19 8:45 AM

PRESCOTT – Leadership Nevada County held its Law Enforcement session on August 14.

The morning started off at the Nevada County Jail and a visit with Nevada County Sheriff Danny Martin and doughnuts. The class was then given a tour of the jail by Captain Robert Missey the Nevada County Criminal Investigator. The class then went to the Prescott Police Department where Chief Joey Beavers gave an overview of the police department. The class had guest from the several places including Sgt. Kyle Peek from Highway Patrol and Sgt. Ray Gentry from CID with the Arkansas State Police, Christi McQueen and Ben Hale with the Prosecuting Attorney’s office, and Bro. Jerry Hightower spoke to the class on what a Police Chaplin is and his experience in that role.

The class had lunch at Ko-fields and headed to ALETA in Camden. Liz Jones showed the class around the campus and gave them an overview of the facility. The class then participated in a Firearms Training Simulator.

If anyone would like to know more about Leadership Nevada County and how to be a part of the next Leadership class, they can call Mary or Tammie at the Economic Development Office at 887-6208.