35 new correction officers graduate intensive training program

The officers successfully completed several rigorous training modules, including implicit bias training, de-escalation techniques, defensive tactics, and crisis intervention strategies.

News 12 Staff

May 14, 2024, 10:38 AM

Updated 8 days ago

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Thirty-five new correction officers have officially joined local forces after graduating from a training program held at the Westchester County Center.
The officers successfully completed several rigorous training modules, including implicit bias training, de-escalation techniques, defensive tactics, and crisis intervention strategies.
Over the course of the twelve-week program, they also received specialized instruction on interacting with individuals experiencing mental health issues.


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