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Students in Cane Bay Law Enforcement Academy make history

Published Friday, May 24, 2019

Photo of CBH Law Enforcement Academy students

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis was on hand to congratulate the students on their achievement while also congratulating them on being the first students to finish all levels of the law enforcement pathway offered at Cane Bay High School. (Provided)

For the first time in the history of Berkeley County School District, the Cane Bay High Law Enforcement Academy was able to offer students the opportunity to receive an international industry certification in the area of Emergency Telecommunications (dispatch). 

Since April, these students have been taking the course offered by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch.  It's a certification that is recognized worldwide and is designed to train new employees unfamiliar with emergency communication centers, emergency telecommunication technology, interpersonal communication, legal issues and job stress factors.

The program takes an integrated teaching approach that features comprehensive content, multimedia presentations and hands-on training.

We are pleased to report that 20 Cane Bay High students obtained the score required to receive the certification. With the certification, some of the graduating seniors will have the opportunity to immediately start work in a Emergency Telecommunication Center.

The course will be offered annually to all of our Law Enforcement Level II students.