Southern Shores law enforcement officers issued Advanced Certificates

Pictured: Mayor Tom Bennett (left) and Police Chief David Kole (right). The officers in the center being honored are (l to r) Corporal Darrell T. Brickhouse, Senior Police Officer/Investigator Matthew W Cooke, and Senior Officer Tracy M. Mann.

Pictured: Mayor Tom Bennett (left) and Police Chief David Kole (right). The officers in the center being honored are (l to r) Corporal Darrell T. Brickhouse, Senior Police Officer/Investigator Matthew W Cooke, and Senior Officer Tracy M. Mann.

Pictured: Mayor Tom Bennett (left) and Police Chief David Kole (right). The officers in the center being honored are (l to r) Corporal Darrell T. Brickhouse, Senior Police Officer/Investigator Matthew W Cooke, and Senior Officer Tracy M. Mann.

Pictured: Mayor Tom Bennett (left) and Police Chief David Kole (right). The officers in the center being honored are (l to r) Corporal Darrell T. Brickhouse, Senior Police Officer/Investigator Matthew W Cooke, and Senior Officer Tracy M. Mann.

Southern Shores, N.C. – Three law enforcement officers of the Southern Shores, North Carolina Police Department have recently been issued Advanced Law Enforcement Certificates by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Standards Commission.

These officers met the Commission’s strict requirements of a combination of education, training, and law enforcement experience, according to Peter Rascoe, Town of Southern Shores Manager.

In order to reach this accreditation, an officer must obtain a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, must have at least six (6) years of full time, sworn law enforcement experience, and must accumulate at least 24 points of training equating to at least 480 hours minimum.

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