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On December 17 at 7:30 p.m., the 153rd Recruit Class will take their oath of office and join the ranks of the Baltimore County Police Department. The ceremony will take place at Loch Raven High School, 1212 Cowpens Avenue, 21286.

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join Chief Melissa R. Hyatt in her first graduation class since becoming the Chief in June. The Police Chief will be joined by Sheriff  R. Jay Fisher, Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office; Chief Edward Jackson, Annapolis Police Department; and Al Liebno, Acting Executive Director of the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions.

Chief Hyatt and Melissa McDermott Lane, Department Chair of Criminal Justice Studies at the Community College of Baltimore County, will present the academic diplomas. The Chief will also present the awards. The Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will administer the oath of office. Chaplain Gary Cross will preside over the benediction and adjournment.

“The hard work, integrity and professionalism that has been both instilled and exemplified in this 153rd class of recruits will prepare them for their service to those who live, work, attend school and visit Baltimore County. Congratulations to these officers as they officially join the ranks of the Baltimore County Police Department,” said Chief Melissa Hyatt.

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

Precinct 1 – Wilkens

Officer Nichole A. Campbell
Officer Shanae S. Jones
Officer Thacker J. Nigro
Officer David H. Shaham

Precinct 2 – Woodlawn

Officer Matthew D. Edwards
Officer Tyler C. Grier
Officer Robert James, III

Precinct 3 – Franklin

Officer Humphrey A. Adusei
Officer Matthew A. Caltrider
Officer Donald A. Cantrell
Officer Bria L. Matthews
Officer Nikolas A. Rivera

Precinct 4 – Pikesville

Officer Jacob B. Fiedler
Officer Stephanie Fila

Precinct 6 – Towson

Officer Tyler S. Newberry
Officer Scott P. Schmedes
Officer Reza Soleimani Faraz
Officer Kristina T. Vlard
Officer Philip G. Waltermyer

Precinct 7 – Cockeysville

Officer Steven A. Sherrill, Jr.

Precinct 8 – Parkville

Officer Haya Kelani
Officer Michael A. Milchling
Officer Thomas P. Smith, III

Precinct 9 – White Marsh

Officer Caitlin M. Bishop
Officer Justin A. LeRoy
Officer Charles J. McGroarty
Officer Anthony C. Zappardino

Precinct 11 – Essex

Officer Shelby M. Bobbie
Officer William L. Collazo-Brown
Officer Conor J. McMachan
Officer Amanda N. Stonesifer
Officer Norman L. Thompson, Jr.

Precinct 12 – Dundalk

Officer Brandon M. Langley
Officer Malik J. McLaughlin
Officer Tyler N. Rees

Baltimore County Sheriff’s Department

Deputy Christopher Adams
Deputy Jin W. Lee

Annapolis Police Department

Officer Matthew J. Arnold
Officer Edward Latney
Officer Amanda M. Oris
Officer Elijah T. Tolstoi

Graduation exercises for the 113th Recruit Class of the Baltimore County Fire-Rescue Academy were held Thursday night at Loch Raven High School.

The class comprises 26 graduates who this weekend will begin working at fire stations throughout the county. Twenty-three are Probationary Firefighters, and three are Probationary Paramedics.

Recruit Austin Luera received the Academic Achievement Award, given to the recruit with the highest grade point average.

Recruit Nicole Carter received the Isaac Burke Award, given to a recruit who with little experience in the fire service who has overcome personal obstacles to succeed during his/her time at the Academy.

Recruit Christopher Books was the class speaker.

The recruits and their station assignments are as follows:

Paramedic

  • PM Matthew Coclough -- Texas 
  • PM Donald Hawkins -- Towson
  • PM Jason Jackman -- Garrison

Probationary Firefighter

  • PFF Bruce Adams Jr. -- Randallstown
  • PFF Alex Berkeridge -- Eastview
  • PFF Christopher Brooks -- Towson
  • PFF Rebecca Budnick -- Golden Ring
  • PFF Carlin Bullinger -- Golden Ring
  • PFF Morgan Callan -- Brooklandville
  • PFF Ivan Canizalez -- Fullerton
  • PFF Nicole Carter -- Halethorpe
  • PFF Haseeb Durrani -- Middle River
  • PFF Rachel Flint -- Essex
  • PFF Lucas Grutkowski -- Essex
  • PFF Jessica Heinzelman -- Golden Ring
  • PFF Troy Hooper Jr. -- Catonsville
  • PFF Christopher Lloyd -- Essex
  • PFF Austin Luera -- Brooklandville
  • PFF Katlyn Phelps -- Fullerton
  • PFF Lauren Pirchalski -- Woodlawn
  • PFF Danielle Sayler -- Perry Hall
  • PFF Steven Serraro -- Brooklandville
  • PFF Branden Smith -- Golden Ring
  • PFF Timothy Stem -- Fullerton
  • PFF Jhalen Thompson -- Texas
  • PFF D'Andre Wood -- Garrison

The Baltimore County Police Department graduated the 148th Lateral Recruit Class on Friday, March 23, at 1 p.m. at CCBC-Dundalk, Baltimore County Police Training Academy, 7200 Sollers Point Road, 21222.

Chief Terrence Sheridan addressed the class and presented the diplomas. The Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Court for Baltimore County, administered the oath of office to the officers.

The 148th class is made up primarily of graduates with prior law enforcement experience; many bring years of experience with other law enforcement agencies to Baltimore County.

“We welcome 13 experienced law enforcement officers into the Baltimore County Police Department," said Chief Sheridan. "The level of experience they bring with them enables us to get an additional 13 officers into direct police service in a much shorter time span than those coming in as recruits. We thank them for choosing this noble profession of making our country, our communities, our citizens safer.”

All of these new members successfully completed the rigorous training program at the County’s training academy and now face field training with veteran police officers.

Officers of the 148th  Lateral Recruit Class and their new assignments are:

Precinct 1 Wilkens

Officer Carlos Emiliano
Officer Brian Hafer

Precinct 3 Franklin

Officer Todd Rutledge

Precinct 4 Pikesville

Officer Eric Agard
Officer Lee Floyd
Officer Daniel Simmons

Precinct 6 Towson

Officer Zachary Serio
Officer Daniel Sterner

Precinct 11 Essex

Officer Michael Jerscheid

Precinct 12 Dundalk

Officer Jonathan Armstrong

Operations Bureau

Officer Kyle Blazer
Officer Djuan Henry
Officer Christian Larrimore

 
 
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