PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey today announced five appointments to the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board:
- Jeri Williams, Phoenix Police Chief
- David Rhodes, Yavapai County Sheriff
- Christopher Vasquez, Eloy Police Chief
- Matthew Figueroa, Coconino County Detention Services Commander
- Kevin Robinson, Arizona State University Professor
“As always, the safety of Arizonans and our communities remains a top priority,” said Governor Ducey. “It’s crucial that AZPOST members and all law enforcement personnel have the resources, training, and knowledge needed to protect Arizonans and enforce the rule of law. Today’s appointees bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Board, and I’m confident they will serve civilians and law enforcement professionals well.”
The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) is composed of 13 members and stands to foster public trust and confidence by establishing and maintaining standards of integrity, competence, and professionalism for Arizona peace officers and correctional officers.
AZPOST was established in 1968 to address the need for minimum peace officer selection, recruitment, retention and training standards, and to provide curriculum and standards for all certified law enforcement training facilities.