DETENTION CENTER TO GRADUATE CLASS OF NINE

DETENTION CENTER TO GRADUATE CLASS OF NINE

The Doña Ana County Detention Center will graduate nine detention officer cadets during a ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010.

The graduating cadets have satisfactorily completed the seven-week Basic Detention Officers’ Academy, which consists of physical training, classroom instruction and field experience. All training is done in-house at the county’s detention center, under the supervision of Sgt. Luis Contreras.

The graduating cadets are Stephan Benavidez, Samuel Di Pace, Christine Giron, Irlanda Heredia, Salomon Lara, Rick Montano, Donaciano Morales, Luis Salcido and Daniel Sanchez.

District 1 Doña Ana County Commissioner Oscar Vásquez Butler will deliver the commencement address, and Doña Ana County Probate Judge Alice Salcido will administer the oaths of service.

The commencement ceremony will be held in the Commission Chambers of the Doña Ana County Government Center at 845 N. Motel Blvd. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10. 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.