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The Baltimore County Fire Department’s 108th Recruit Class graduates tonight, March 7, at 7 p.m. The ceremony will take place at Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Avenue, Dundalk 21222.

Fire Chief John J. Hohman will present the certificates to the graduates. The Honorable Julie L. Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will administer the oath of office, and Rabbi Norman Lowenthal will deliver the invocation and benediction.

Thirteen of the 33 recruits are minorities, including nine African-Americans, and he class includes 18 women. The 108th reflects the Department’s ongoing efforts to build a quality and diverse workforce.

The 108th Class trained for 19 weeks and will spend the next two years as Probationary Emergency Medical Technicians (PEMTs) and Paramedics. They will continue their training in the field as they apply the skills learned in the classroom.

The following is a list of the recruits and their assignments.

Promotion to Paramedic                      

PEMT Samantha L. Griffiths - Station 17/Texas

Paramedics

PM Brittany L. Baeder - Station 16/Golden Ring
PM Mary L. Battista - Station 1/Towson
PM Martin J. Biernack - Station 10/Parkville
PM Jacquelyn J. Breeden - Station 18/Randallstown
PM Deseree A. Brown - Station 17/Texas
PM Angela L. Catania - Station 18/Randallstown
PM Nicholas T. Davis - Station 2/Pikesville
PM Thomas J. Gagliano - Station 12/Middle River
PM Jebin I. Kochakkan - Station 3/ Woodlawn
PM Ryan M. Meushaw - Station 18/Randallstown
PM Matthew E. Murphy - Station 13/Westview
PM Pierre-Arthur Raymond - Station 13/Westview
PM Stacy L. Rossi - Station 6/Dundalk
PM Courtney B. Steininger - Station 5/Halethorpe
PM Virginia R. Warehime - Station 16/Golden Ring

Probationary Emergency Medical Technicians (PEMTs)

PEMT Jamila L. Ahmed - Station 18/Randallstown
PEMT Brendan J. Berkeridge - Station 16/Golden Ring
PEMT Morgan E. Clark - Station 7/Essex
PEMT Naomi A. Della Vedova - Station 6/Dundalk
PEMT Jordan R. Goocharan - Station 6/Dundalk
PEMT Courtnee A. Hope - Station 6/Dundalk
PEMT Alicia L. Horton - Station 16/Golden Ring
PEMT Jameela K. Liningham - Station 3/Woodlawn
PEMT Ayanna S. Matthews - Station 13/Westview
PEMT Sean M. McDonald - Station 14/Brooklandville
PEMT Brian D. Moreland - Station 15/Eastview
PEMT Adrian M. Nigrin - Station 1/Towson
PEMT Chamara L. Oxendine - Station 17/Texas
PEMT Justin M. Pryor - Station 19/Garrison
PEMT Forrest H. Shaw - Station 13/Westview
PEMT Pious Teah - Station 58/Back River Neck
PEMT Zachary R. Wiedeck - Station 55/Perry Hall

This week marks the tenth year for the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) program.

The YLA program fosters and encourages teens, ages 14 to 18, to be future leaders in and out of the community. The 25 teens will develop and foster leadership skills while meeting and having fun with like-minded peers.

Each day the YLA members will meet at the Police Training Academy, located on the campus grounds of the Community College of Baltimore County - Dundalk, at 8 a.m. to gain insight into the police department and the people who serve. During those hours they will be busy learning the many aspects of police work and the mental strength needed to be an officer and leader.

They will visit various locations. The teens will build leadership and teamwork skills when they spend the day at The Park School, located at Falls and Old Court roads. At the Police Academy, they will be pushed to think, investigate and interview crime victims and suspects when they role play crime scenes. 

The week is exciting and educational. Young people who are thinking about working in the criminal justice field will find this time well spent.

The Baltimore County Police Department’s 142nd Recruit Class graduates Wednesday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. The ceremony will take place at Loch Raven High School, 1212 Cowpens Avenue, 21286.

County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Police Chief James Johnson will present the awards. The Chief and Mr. Michael Zeigler of the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions will present the diplomas. The Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will administer the oath of office, and the Reverend Harry Schill will preside over the benediction and adjournment.

The recruits trained for 27 weeks and will spend the next two years in the field as they apply the skills learned in the classroom.

The following is a list of the recruits and their assignments:

Precinct 1/Wilkens
Officer Kyle J. Feeley
Officer David P. Humes

Precinct 2/Woodlawn
Officer James R. Dutterer
Officer Rafael A. Marrero
Officer Michael C. Momongan
Officer Alexander A. Pearson

Precinct 3/Franklin
Officer Antonio K. Johnson
Officer Robert J. Meadowcroft
Officer Brooks A. Rothschild
Officer Sean L. Thomas
Officer Chideya I. Gwynn

Precinct 4/Pikesville
Officer Kasiem E. J. Chambers
Officer Marquis A. Evans
Officer Myles T. Hilliard
Officer Daniel C. Pahl
Officer Nicholas A. Quisgard
Officer Dominique S. Wilkes-Gantt
Officer Tyler B. Wise

Precinct 6/Towson
Officer Mark A. Borunda
Officer Jesse W. Callas
Officer Gary V. Landa

Precinct 7/Cockeysville
Officer Laura M. Ruiz

Precinct 8/Parkville
Officer Christopher S. Schanberger

Precinct 9/White Marsh
Officer Jeffrey S. Cardwell Jr.

Precinct 11/Essex
Officer Bryan M. Dixon
Officer Trevor C. Grove

Precinct 12/Dundalk
Officer Amanda N. Jackson
Officer Storm E. Scheckells
Officer Michael W. Stolins

Cecil County Sheriff’s Office *
Deputy Mason J. Adam
Deputy Steven J. Hood Jr.
Deputy Brandon A. Sadler
Deputy Sarah M. Sexton
Deputy Ryan A. Stewart
Deputy Myles A. Tornetta
Deputy Charles R. Travis

Havre de Grace Police Department *
Officer Todd L. Persuhn

Perryville Police Department *
Officer Lauren E. Daugherty

* Officers trained at the Baltimore County Police Academy and assigned to another jurisdiction.

 
 
Revised September 27, 2016