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Hooper graduates from academy


POTEAU – Poteau Police Detective Sgt. Billy Hooper graduated on Monday from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation 17th Agents Academy.

Hooper said the eight-week course was intensive and challenging, but a “great opportunity” which gave him “more tools in my tool bag to go out and help people.”

Hooper also is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, and is only the fourth member of the Poteau PD ever to do so.

Read the whole story on the Ledger/LCJ daily newsletter or in Thursday’s Ledger.

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