Instructor Bio

Noal Petty

Noal Petty is a Corporal with the Helena Police Department. He has been with the Helena Police Department since April 2007. Noal is currently assigned to the Montana Analysis and Technical Information Center (MATIC). In this position, Noal works as the Regional Information Officer.

Noal graduated from Montana State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. In 2013, Noal graduated from Capella University with a Master of Science degree in Public Safety Leadership. Noal oversees the Junior Police Leadership Academy (JPLA) as well as the Helena College Reserve Officer Program. Noal is an active instructor within the Helena Police Department in Verbal Judo and other Active Shooter training. Noal is an adjunct professor at Carroll College and Helena College teaching Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Sociology classes. He has been a School Resource Officer and worked on HPD’s motorcycle unit.
Noal is married to his wonderful wife of seven years and they have 3 children.

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