CELINA, OH – On Monday, April 10th, the Wright State University–Lake Campus celebrated the graduation of nine cadets from this year’s police academy. The cadets have completed more than 770 hours of training since August of 2022 and upon passage of the Ohio Peace Training Commission Test these cadets can be a law enforcement officer in any jurisdiction in Ohio. Keith Faber, Ohio’s Auditor of State, provided the Commencement Address and Mark Ernst, Police Academy Commander, provided a presentation of the 2022-2023 Police Academy.

The nine cadets of the Wright State University–Lake Campus Police Academy are shown at the 2023 Graduation Ceremony. They are, front row, from left, Nicholas Fischio, Bryden Mathis, Adam Stachler and Taylor Davis. Back row, from left, Academy Commander Mark Ernst, Ohio’s Auditor of State Keith Faber, Dylan Herzog, Jackson Heath, Justin Barna, Phillip Mescher, Haiden Stidman and Lake Campus Vice Provost Andrea Faber.