The Gwinnett Police Department’s 87th and 88th Academy members graduated from the intensive law enforcement training on March 12, 2014. Family and friends of the new police officers, elected officials, and law enforcement personnel attended the ceremony held at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville.
Police Chief Charlie Walters presented certificates and badges to all 33 graduates, including the nine members of the 87th Academy: J. K. Bell, M. A. Brown, J. R. Cannon, A. B. Cranford, A. M. Kendall, D. J. Patel, E. M. Uzunis, C.E. Werner, and A. L. York; and the 24 88th Academy graduates: D.J. Bennett, J. W. Boozer, J. T. Bucknor, J. L. Daughtrey, J. R. Digby, A. M. Doll, S. R. Donahue, C. G. Fowler, C. L. Fox, R. H. Guinn, R. D. Hays, J. M. Herring, T. R. Hughes, D. A. Leigh, C. C. Lemos, D. L. Maupin, R. J. McDonald, M. J. Petrilla , C. J. Releford, P. W. Smith, M. W. Tiller, J. D. Vega, K. A. White, and K. A. White.