Victoria Police Department Lt. Ralph Buentello and Senior Police Officer Lainey Beaudoin recently graduated from the National Honor Guard Academy in Irving. The National Honor Guard Academy is dedicated to developing and elevating the ceremonial knowledge and skill level of public safety honor guard units throughout the country while reinforcing a sense of pride and compassion by upholding honor guard traditions with precise attention to detail. Buentello was the class speaker of the graduating class. Buentello has served the Victoria Police Department for 30 years, and Beaudoin has served the department for six years. Buentello also graduated from the FBI National Academy in 2016.