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Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam At the end of the ceremony, three of the six Douglas County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard members, including (back, left to right) Kevin Wiseman and Bob Peper and (front) Brandon Chaffins, retired an American flag and presented it to Scott Berger (not pictured), law enforcement program coordinator for the college.

New era of law enforcement training begins

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The grand opening for the new $10.5 million law enforcement training center at Alexandria Technical College (ATC) took place Friday.

The 58,000-square-foot facility fully opened in August, just in time for this year's new batch of law enforcement students. Faculty actually began using offices in May, while the gym and locker rooms were open in June.


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