Thibodaux Police Chief CraigMelancon wishes to congratulate the graduates of the Lafourche ParishSheriff’s Office Basic P.O.S.T. Academy Class Session 2002-1.Among the graduating class, representing the Thibodaux Police Departmentwere Officer Steve Frechou and Officer Michael Scott Walters.
Officers Freshou and Walters, alongwith at least 25 other cadets who represented 11 different law enforcementagencies, celebrated their successful completion of three months of intensetraining with a graduation ceremony held at the Nicholls State University TalbotAuditorium on April 4, 2002.
During the 12 weeks of training,Cadets undergo physical conditioning, firearm training, and classroom andpractical instruction in a vast array of areas, ranging from basic law tonarcotic and domestic violence intervention.
During the ceremony, ThibodauxPolice Officer M. Scott Walters received the “Commitment to ExcellenceAward”.
Officers Frechou and Waltersare now classified as P.O.S.T. certified Patrolmen with the Thibodaux PoliceDepartment.