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Sheriff’s Captain Attends FBI Academy

It was like getting into a really prestigious college for just a few weeks. Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Pettit recently came back from the FBI Academy in Virginia. He was one of just a few law enforcement officers from California who got to go…

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Attendees took several training courses–four a day at two hours each, that would also rotate on different days of the week, much like a heavy college schedule. Pettit says you got to choose some of your courses, and one of his favorites was ‘Contemporary Issues’…

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Pettit says it was an eye-opening experience to learn about how other countries deal with their problems, especially in a more dangerous part of the world…

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Pettit says he learned that law enforcement in California are more trained than those in other states, and officers in other out-of-state departments are not required to be constantly taking training courses, which California requires.

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