Students complete security training

Criminal justice students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School recently became certified in private security after passing a test at the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy in London on Feb. 27-28. Five students completed a 124-hour private security academy followed by a 135-question exam to receive the certification from the state of Ohio. JVS instructor Jamie Freeman said the students now can obtain employment in the field. Students are, front, from left, Cheyenne Bryan, Jeff Fogle and Meghan Stackhouse; and back, Nick Freese and Charles Wise.