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Good first impression lands Oakland Academy grad LEEP Award, Officer job

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: September 13, 2019


– By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Nicholas Shoemaker made a good impression at Oakland Police Academy right from the start. His hard work and demeanor landed him a $1,000 Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award and a full-time Police Officer position with Royal Oak Police Department. “He’ll be able to graduate in uniform,” said Oakland […]

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LEEP Award winner follows in family’s footsteps

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: August 21, 2019


– By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Macomb Police Academy graduate Eric Posavetz is following in his family’s footsteps. The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award winner graduated alongside his brother, Ryan on May 20, 2019. Ryan, 27, was hired by Clinton Township Police Department right after graduation. The brothers’ father, Fred Posavetz, is Clinton Township […]

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National Guardsman receives LEEP Award to help with academy costs

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: July 29, 2019


– By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Kyle Applebee has a history of serving his country, but the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) graduate needed a little help himself when it came to paying for his police academy training. Applebee, who graduated with a 94.5% average, was awarded a $1,000 Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) […]

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LEEP Award winner hired by Dearborn Heights PD right after graduation

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: July 18, 2019


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Wayne County Regional Police Training Academy (WCRPTA) graduate William Ruch made the transition from cadet to full-time Police Officer in a couple weeks and picked up a Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award to help him pay some bills in the meantime. Ruch was also given a $225 Kehrl […]

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Like, Follow POLC on Facebook

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: July 17, 2019


To encourage member communications, the Police Officers Labor Council is now active on Facebook. POLC members are encouraged to Like and Follow Police Officers Labor Council on Facebook  for law enforcement news, member updates and more. If there is something you would like to Share on POLC’s Facebook site, click on the Message link to […]

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Academy leader receives several awards, including LEEP honor

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: May 9, 2019


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Grant Glende showed his peers and instructors at Oakland Police Academy he knows how to be a leader and at the academy graduation ceremony he was recognized for that initiative with a Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) $2,000 Award. The LEEP Award, given to pre-service police academy graduates, is […]

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LERTA grad’s diligence pays off with LEEP Award

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 26, 2019


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Tyler Donnelly worked hard to do well at Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) and his efforts paid off quite literally with a $2,000 Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award. Donnelly was one of nine pre-service cadets in the academy’s graduating class of 20. As pre-service, Donnelly paid his […]

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Wayne County Regional Police Academy grad earns many honors

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 15, 2019


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Law Enforcement Education Award (LEEP) recipient Stephen Ennis made an impression with Wayne County Regional Police Training Academy (WCRPTA) personnel, his fellow cadets and is being sought after as a new hire. The 22-year-old was honored with the $2,000 LEEP Award Nov. 9 during the academy graduation ceremony at […]

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Macomb Academy LEEP Award winner hired as Royal Oak Police Officer

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 9, 2019


By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor It didn’t take Macomb Police Academy graduate Trevor Holston long to find a job. He walked into the Dec. 17th academy graduation ceremony in uniform as a newly hired Royal Oak Police Officer. Holston was one of 23 pre-service cadets, who paid for his own police academy training, out of […]

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