DETENTION CENTER GRADUATES 13 OFFICER CADETS

DETENTION CENTER GRADUATES 13 OFFICER CADETS

Thirteen new detention center officers will be sworn in after having successfully completing a seven-week Basic Detention Officers’ Academy at the Doña Ana County Detention Center.

The public is invited to attend the graduation ceremony, which will take place at the Commission Chambers of the Doña Ana County Government Center on Friday, March 2, at 10 a.m.

District 1 Doña Ana County Commissioner Billy G. Garrett will deliver the commencement address, and Doña Ana County Magistrate Judge Oscar C. Frietze will administer the oaths of service.

Graduating detention officers are: Francisco Balderama, Denise Billiot, Damian Blanco, Gary Dirnberger, Ismael Escobar, Ricardo Ilano, Oscar Lizaola, Josh Mijarez, Jonathan Ortiz, Wendy Perez, Etiel Porras, Alejandro Romero, Salvador Salinas, Alex Segura and Curtis Smith.

The public is encouraged to attend.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews: may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.