OPSO Deputies Graduate National Command & Staff College

Congratulations to Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Michael McLain and Lt. Todd Walden for their recent graduation from the National Command & Staff College. The graduation exercise was held Friday, July 22, 2022 in St. Charles Parish.
The N.C.S.C. consists of an extensive 8-week-long online Leadership Education Program totaling 240 hours of training. The program is concluded with an additional two-week, 80-hour residency hosted by St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. The two-week residency is finalized with a Capstone Project research paper and presentation by each attendee.
“We are pleased to have two of our supervisors graduate the N.C.S.C. Program” said Sheriff Jay Russell. “This intensive graduate level college program helps prepare them as possible future command level leaders for the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office.”