FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 4, 2019
SPD Honors and Welcomes Lateral Academy Graduate
On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, Officer Timur Dzhabbarov, of the Springfield Police Department’s 17th Lateral Police Academy, was honored with a graduation ceremony at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center, 2620 W. Battlefield.
Officer Dzhabbarov comes to SPD from the Moberly, Missouri Police Department where he served for nearly three years. Before coming to Missouri, he lived in Saint Petersburg, Russia where he was born and raised.
Officer Dzhabbarov received six weeks (240 hours) of training to become acclimated to Springfield and the Springfield Police Department. Now that he has graduated from the academy, he will be assigned to an experienced field-training officer (FTO) for six weeks of on-the-job training. Once he completes the FTO program, he will be assigned to SPD’s Uniform Operations Bureau.
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Media Contact: Jasmine Bailey, Public Affairs Officer