Articles tagged with "public service careers"
COM Fire Academy graduates 20, awards top students
After more than 600 hours of rappelling, studying and simulating rescues, 20 students are ready for emergencies after graduating from the College of the Mainland Fire Academy.
Police Academy honors top graduates
After 768 hours of training, 31 cadets have graduated from the Fall 2016 College of the Mainland Basic Peace Officer Academy.
Fire Academy awards graduates
Now, 13 more firefighters are ready for life-saving duty after graduating from the College of the Mainland Fire Academy.
Volunteer firefighter, mom, EMT
In April 2013 Esthela Ortiz, of San Leon, decided to fulfill her lifelong desire to be a firefighter by joining the San Leon Volunteer Fire Department.
Future police officers graduate, win awards
Prepared to serve and protect, 17 cadets graduated from the College of the Mainland Basic Peace Officer Academy May 26.
Top COM Fire Academy grads honored
Barreling through tunnels and rappelling down walls, 20 College of the Mainland Fire Academy cadets bonded through 640 hours of training to graduate May 12.
Jump into action as nurse, detective or welder at COM summer camps
High school students can investigate a crime scene, explore firefighting or learn about health care fields during hands-on career explorations camps this summer.
17 graduate from COM Peace Officer Academy
A total of 17 cadets are ready for the call of duty after graduating from the College of the Mainland Basic Peace Officer Academy.
Prepare to save lives with COM EMT program
Emergency medical technicians can restart a heart, administer medications and insert an IV, all in an ambulance flying at 80 miles per hour.
Nine graduate from COM Fire Academy, pass state exam
After 16 weeks filled with rappelling, crawling through tunnels and simulating rescues in rooms the class president described as “hot enough to bake cookies,” nine cadets graduated Dec. 10 from the College of the Mainland Fire Academy.
COM Fire Technology Program enrolling
Lives can change in an instant, and the COM Fire Technology Program prepares students to handle emergencies at a moment’s notice.
COM police academy graduates awarded
Drawing on their diverse backgrounds in law enforcement, firefighting and emergency medical services, two College of the Mainland Basic Peace Officer Academy students received awards for excellence at graduation.
COM Law Enforcement Academy enrolling for Fall 2015
Prepare for a career as a public protector with the College of the Mainland Law Enforcement Academy, now enrolling for fall 2015.
EMS, firefighting all in day’s work for COM grad
Each new day is a challenge for John Gonzalez. A firefighter for the Galveston Fire Department, Gonzalez responds to a myriad of emergencies from medical crises to car accidents.
Outstanding COM Fire Academy grads honored
After completing 640 hours of training from “thousands of pushups” to hacking ventilation holes in a roof, 11 College of the Mainland Fire Academy cadets graduated this month.
Jump into action as nurse, EMT or machinist at COM summer camps
This summer high school students can climb inside an ambulance, discover how to use a fire hose or operate a lathe during hands-on career explorations camps at College of the Mainland.
COM paramedics earn 100 percent pass rate on national exam
Recently graduating from College of the Mainland, paramedic Jason Farrar is already serving his neighbors.
Ike-damaged home training site for COM Fire Academy
With 65 pounds of gear on their backs, College of the Mainland Fire Academy students hacked through walls, forced windows open and sliced ventilation holes in a roof during an intensive training at a Texas City home set to be demolished.
COM grad public servant of the year
The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce recently honored College of the Mainland graduate Jonathan Burns, 27, of Santa Fe, as public servant of the year.
EMS Program prepares students for action
At a moment’s notice, paramedics and emergency medical technicians can spring into action.
COM graduate becomes a La Marque Public Service Triple-Crown Holder
William Reed stands ready for any emergency - with a paramedic and firefighter certification, he recently graduated from the College of the Mainland Basic Peace Officer Academy.
COM police grad sweeps awards
For Jacob Williams’ family protecting others is a way of life.
COM Peace Officer Academy graduates 30
The streets are now a little bit safer thanks to a few new graduates.
COM recognizes top Fire Academy grads
Commitment, integrity, determination, and bravery are just some of the words that can be used to describe the 2014 graduates of the College of the Mainland (COM) Fire Academy, recently honored at a commencement ceremony held Friday, May 9.
COM Fire Academy cadets to demonstrate firefighting and rescue skills
Cadets in the College of the Mainland Fire Academy will demonstrate their firefighting and rescue skills during an action-packed family night April 23 at 7 p.m. at the League City Fire Department Drill Field at 911 N. Kansas.
COM police academy grads earn 100 percent pass rate on state exam
Eighteen new graduates are ready to answer any call after earning a diploma from the College of the Mainland Basic Peace Officer Academy and passing the state exam on the first attempt.
COM Fire Academy awards top graduates
Standing out among the 13 graduates of the College of the Mainland Fire Academy, Patrick Watson, of League City, received the Instructors Choice Award and Christopher Lescombes, of League City, garnered the Top Rung Award at the recent graduation ceremony.
TCPD conducts canine training at COM
Drug and explosive detection training is all part of a day's work at the Texas City Police Department's K9 unit, which recently conducted a training exercise with drug-sniffing dogs at College of the Mainland.