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Last call to attend 2018 POLC/GELC Conference

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: September 14, 2018


Make your reservations today for the 2018 Annual POLC/GELC Meeting & Labor Seminar Sept. 19-21 at Great Wolf Lodge, an indoor water park resort in Traverse City.  The Conference will feature renowned career labor attorney Richard Poulson, who will discuss speech and social media, body cameras, discrimination and harassment. The event will feature a Cocktail […]

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LEEP Award recipient changes career path to pursue his dream

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: September 14, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Justin Demo had just begun his accounting career when fate seemed to be pulling him in a different direction. He realized he enjoyed working as a Saginaw Valley State University Dispatcher more than accounting. So, he left his job and entered the Macomb Police Academy to pursue his dream. […]

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LEEP Award helps OCC grad follow in his dad’s footsteps

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: August 29, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The latest Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award recipient at Oakland Police Academy feels like he was better prepared for the academy than most because of his parents. His mother is a former Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor and his dad was an Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy. “It gave me […]

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Police Officers Journal Summer edition ready to view

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: July 26, 2018


The Summer edition of the Police Officers Journal digital interactive Flip Page is available for viewing by clicking here. To enlarge the Flip Page to maximum size for easy viewing, please click on the Fullscreen (picture frame) icon on the right bottom of the page next to the Share (envelope) icon. Readers can also download […]

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Check it out: Spring Police Officers Journal debuts interactive Flip Page

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 26, 2018


– By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor This Spring the Police Officer’s Journal is making its’ debut as an interactive digital Flip Page, which readers can view on their computers and smartphones. Click here to view the first Flip Page POJ, which can be accessed by clicking on the Spring 2018 Journal on the Publications pages […]

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First Wayne County Regional Police Academy grad receives LEEP Award

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 19, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The Wayne County Regional Police Academy selected their first LEEP Award recipient, providing the pre-service cadet with $2,000 to help pay for her academy training. The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award was presented to Jennifer Ratliff during the Nov. 9, 2017 graduation ceremony at Schoolcraft College in Livonia. […]

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Police academy grad’s dedication pays off with LEEP Award

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 12, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor John D’Amico took the necessary steps to prepare for and put himself through the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) and his initiative showed in his academic and training performance. “I already had my associate’s in Criminal Justice from Oakland Community College,” D’Amico said of the degree he completed […]

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Oakland Police Academy grad earns LEEP Award, hired as Deputy

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 4, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Thomas McClure has no previous law enforcement experience, but his proven abilities at Oakland Police Academy earned him a $2,000 Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award and a full-time Deputy job immediately after graduation. “He worked very hard in the academy and was well-liked by his peers,” said Oakland […]

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Macomb Academy grad earns LEEP Award, hired by MSP

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 30, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Derek Staelgraeve dreamed of becoming a Michigan State Police (MSP) Trooper, but after he applied, he didn’t wait around to be hired. He paid his way through Macomb Police Academy. So he was grateful when he received a Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award of $2,000 to help with […]

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