Fairborn police sergeant graduates from leadership academy

A Fairborn Police Department sergeant graduated from an Ohio State Highway Patrol academy alongside 30 other Ohio law enforcement officers.

Sgt. Ben Roman graduated 11-week from the Public Leadership Academy.

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The course is hosted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol Training Academy through a partnership with the Ohio State University - John Glenn College of Public Affairs.

Course work includes college-level classes on leadership and ethics, public management, budget, organizational behavior in law enforcement, time management strategies, grant writing, crisis communications and other topics.

Each graduate received 10 OSU undergraduate credits.

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“I have been given opportunities in my career which have helped me advance,” Roman said in a statement. “Now, I am in a position and it’s my turn to help develop officers and provide them opportunities to further their knowledge and skills.”

Roman joined the department in 2004, was department employee of the year in 2010 and was promoted to sergeant in October.

Contact this reporter at 937-259-2086 or will.garbe@coxinc.com.

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