SHIAWASSEE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy Matthew Squires recently completed deputy training at the Mott Community College Southern Lake campus. The four-week academy offers comprehensive, interactive, instructional programs in various disciplines for correction deputies. Training topics include custody and security, defensive tactics, first aid (including CPR and AED procedures), suicide awareness, fire safety, and interpersonal communications. The academy, certified by the Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council, is an important element of providing the necessary skills for maintaining a safe, secure environment for corrections deputies, inmates, and county residents.
The Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Office is proud to report that Corrections Deputy Squires graduated 2nd in his class academically, with an overall score of 98.78 percent. Congratulations to Matthew Squires, who is dedicated to learning important skills in order to safely and effectively manage our inmate population,” said Sheriff Brian BeGole. “The training helps our corrections deputies develop and practice the tools necessary to be successful in a high-stress environment.”