Deputies graduate area training program _lowres

Photo provided by Allison B. Hudson -- Gathered for a photo after the CARTA graduation at Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge on Oct. 13, from left, are Maj. Ward Webb, Lt. Col. Bobby Webre, Andrew Shugart, Daniel Haydel, Tonya Castle, Sheriff Jeff Wiley, Garrett Keith, Sean Todd, Capt. Cody Melancon, Lt. Jude Richard, Lt. Laura Gremillion and Maj. Paul Hall.

Ascension Parish Deputies Tonya Castle, Daniel Haydel, Garrett Keith, Andrew Shugart and Sean Todd graduated from the Capital Area Regional Training Academy in Baton Rouge on Oct. 13.

CARTA, a product of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, had 40 graduates representing 18 agencies from across the state. The graduates learned physical training, legal and report writing skills and law enforcement history, among other topics and skills.

“This graduation represents 11 weeks of hard work and resulted in all of these deputies attaining their POST certification,” Sheriff Jeff Wiley said.