Neptune: Sheriff Shaun Golden is pleased to announce the graduation of the 49 newly sworn in law enforcement officers from the Monmouth County Police Academy. On Dec. 14, recruits of the 93rd Basic Course for Police Officers received their police training commission certifications during a ceremony at Neptune High School’s Performing Arts Center.
“By successfully completing this training, these fine men and women have demonstrated their commitment to law enforcement,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden, whose agency runs the Monmouth County Police Academy and had seven officers graduate. “That is a great privilege, since there is no higher responsibility, than maintaining public safety. I’m proud of their accomplishments and commend all for a job well done.”
The Basic Course for Police Officers is a 20 week program with 780 hours of training run through the Monmouth County Police Academy. Upon successful completion of the police training commission approved curriculum, the officers are well trained and well prepared to serve their respective law enforcement agencies.
“Through their strong commitment and hard work, we can be sure that these graduates will serve our residents and communities well as they begin successful careers in law enforcement,” said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
Darryl Breckenridge, Police Academy Director, Sheriff Golden, Prosecutor Gramiccioni and Chief John Mioduszewski presented the recruits with their certificates.
“Our expectations of these officers are high, and I am confident they will meet and exceed them,” said Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the Monmouth County Police Academy. “They will always answer the call and place their lives on the line to protect ours. It is goes to the very core of their characters as public servants and speaks volumes about the exceptional training they received at this Academy.”
“All of these graduates have completed a rigorous training program, at a first rate police academy from Monmouth County’s exceptional instructors,” said Deputy Freeholder Director John P. Curley, who gave remarks. “I’m confident they will embark on successful careers and become dedicated members of law enforcement.”
Awards recipients of the 93rd Basic Course included: Academic Award: Hannah Schock, Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and Shane Carle, Alternate Route, Marksmanship Award: Douglas Habermann, Middletown PD, Physical Training Award: Marc Tyson, Monroe Township PD, Traffic Officers Association Award: Hannah Schock, Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, Outstanding Trainee Award: Mohamed Mahmoud, Aberdeen PD and Merit Award: Tyler Ott, Alternate Route
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