Peace Officer Training Graduation

Lake Region State College will hold its graduation ceremonies for students in the Peace Officer Training program this Thursday at 1:00 pm in Robert Fawcett Auditorium.

Link to the graduation live stream can be accessed here:

Although the class is smaller than past years, graduates are ready to enter the workforce.

“This is a hard-working group of students,” said John Maritato, director of the LRSC Peace Officer Training Program.

The Peace Officer Training Program (POTP) 14-week rigorous training program that allows an individual to become a licensed peace officer in the state of North Dakota upon successful completion of the program and passing the ND POST exam. The program has nearly a 100 percent employment rate for graduates who pursue positions as full-time police officers in North Dakota. 

Lake Region State College will start its summer academies in West Fargo and Grand Forks later in May. Those students will graduate in August. Applications are being accepted for the fall and spring academies held in Devils Lake. For more information go to