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Nicolet College - Correctional Officers graduate from Nicolet Jailer Academy

Correctional Officers graduate from
Nicolet College Jailer Academy

Jailer Academy Graduates

Nine students from five different county sheriff's departments recently graduated from the latest Jailer Academy conducted by Nicolet College and the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

The graduates are, front row, left to right, Mary Archer, Grant County; Jen Jieorowicz,, Marathon County; Hannah Becker, Vilas County; Michael Burke, Vilas County; back row, Dave Mullen, Iron County; Luke Johnson, Forest County; Thomas Stoltman, Josh Collette, both from Vilas County; and Tom Conhartoski, Iron County.

During the four weeks of training the graduates learned a wide variety of skills that included basics such as booking, fingerprinting, and how to search a jail cell. More advanced skills included how to use effective communication to diffuse volatile situations and Principles of Subject Control, employed when communication doesn’t resolve a situation.