The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Senior Citizens Academy held its seventh graduation ceremony on Tuesday, July 19.
The class’ 23 graduates joined the more than 600 county residents who have already completed the Senior Citizens or Citizens academies, which were first offered in 1999.
The academy includes visual presentations, question-and-answer sessions, tours and a variety of practical exercises. The department believes graduates of the Senior Citizens Academy play an important partner role in helping it ensure that Chesterfield County is the safest and most secure community of its size in the U.S.
Tuesday’s graduates included: Harry L. Armstrong, Samuel R. Ashman, Jr., Lawrence C. Bertch, Sr., Steve Burgess, Archie L. Burns, Christine Marie Caton, Stewart E. Farrar, Cheryl A. Fox, Shirley J. Hawthorne, Antoinette B. Hiltz, Joann K. Laing, Elizabeth W. Lampe, Dianne L. Locke, Edith Lumpkin, Deborah C. Martin, Patricia J. Noble, Gilbert C. Parker, Nancy M. Partridge, C. Thomas Payne, George Reynolds, Rosalind J. Roane, Judy R. Valente and Mary Kay Wakefield.