May 15, 2011
Lisa Irish/The Daily CourierBuzz Fournier, left, pins a Prescott Valley Police Department badge on his youngest son Nick, a newly sworn-in reserve officer, Thursday outside the Yavapai College Performance Hall. Nick, a Central Yavapai Fire District firefighter and paramedic, graduated from the Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy.
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Reserve Prescott Valley Police Officer Nick Fournier, a Central Yavapai firefighter, graduated Thursday from the Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy (NARTA) as the first graduate certified as a firefighter, paramedic and police officer, said commander John Russell of the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office's detention services division.Fournier was among 33 graduates of NARTA's Class 30 newly sworn in as law enforcement officers before their family and friends at Yavapai College's Performance Hall.