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Sheriff’s officer graduates from state training center

September 10, 2013

A Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office official has graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Hutchinson.

Cpl. Sarah A. Flaherty graduated Aug. 2 as a member of the 224th Basic Training Class.

During basic training, Flaherty received 14 weeks of basic law enforcement instruction covering Kansas laws, defensive tactics, emergency vehicle operation, firearm instructions, basic investigative techniques and individual physical fitness. Flaherty was one of two students recognized for outstanding achievement in the area.

Classmates selected Flaherty to represent the 224th Basic Training Class as its class president. In the role, Flaherty served in a leadership position and was a liaison to the academy staff and faculty. As class president, she addressed her fellow officers and those guests in attendance at the commencement.

Flaherty began her career with the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office in December 2010 and currently is assigned to the Detention Bureau.


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