By Scott Bolthouse—Hub Editor—ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com
Sgt. Jon Bettendorf graduated from Eastern Michigan University’s School of Police Staff and Command Executive Leadership Program on Oct. 4.
The program is a 10-month training session which meets for one 40-hour week per month.
The School of Police Staff and Command has a reputation for excellence, and is made up of quality instructors and law enforcement professionals who are the foundation of the educational/training program, Huron Public Safety Director Everette Robbins said.
“Our goal is to provide our public safety command staff with consistent and professional training as it relates to their leadership in delivering quality service to our residents. The Eastern Michigan School of Staff and Command is one of the preeminent programs in the country that focuses on the executive level training and development,” he said.
“Sgt. Bettendorf is growing every day as a leader within our department. I am very proud of this accomplishment for him. This is very intense program and I thank his family for supporting him throughout this past 10 months.”
Other Huron Township Public Safety staff that have graduated from the EMU School of Staff and Command include Everette Robbins, director of public safety; James Hinojosa, fire chief; Mark Perkins, deputy police chief; Detective Lt. Leo Girard, Sgt. Robert Kelch, Lt. Bryan Tyitye; Fire Captains Bradley Bauman and Shawn Williams.