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Hi, my name is Ken Dukes and I am beginning my sixth year at New Market Skills Center as the criminal justice instructor. Prior to being an instructor, I was a police officer in AZ. My experience as an officer include: Field Training Officer, General Instructor, Taser Instructor, VIN Inspector, Forensic Child Interviewer, SWAT Hostage Negotiator, Critical Incident Team, and all aspects of patrol activities. Students in my class will study the history of law enforcement, civil law, criminal law, constitutional law, arrest procedures, tactical communication, diversity and ethics, traffic laws, DUI investigation, court procedures, Memorization of constitutional amendments and memorizing the police officers code of ethics. Students will also learn hands on activities including handcuffing, fingerprinting, defensive tactics, FST’S, traffic stops, Building searches, investigating and interviewing. I am truly honored to have the opportunity to work with some amazing students at New Market Skills Center.