Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryland Fluhr has graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Judy Jackson, department spokeswoman, says that Deputy Fluhr, a 2014 graduate of Indiana State University, spent the past 16-weeks undergoing law enforcement training in Plainfield.
During these 16 weeks, Deputy Fluhr received more than 600 hours of training in the areas of: criminal and traffic law, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, physical tactics, EMS awareness and human behavior.
Jackson says that new deputies are also required to study other law enforcement related subjects such as: accident investigation, criminal investigation, domestic violence and sexual assault, water rescue training, standardized field sobriety tests, crime prevention and drug and narcotics.
Deputy Fluhr now has an additional 14-weeks of on-the-job training with a BCSO Field Training deputy.