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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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Flip the pages in new digital Police Officers Journal

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: November 17, 2017


From body cameras with footage stored on the Cloud to advancements in evidence collection, criminal pursuits and investigations, technology plays a key role in law enforcement today. Municipalities are also becoming faster and more efficient, putting aside paper and reaching out to residents through social media, interactive websites, digital invitations and more. The digital age, […]

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AVOIDING A RECORD OF ALLEGED DISCIPLINARY CHARGES

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: October 6, 2017


AVOIDING A RECORD OF ALLEGED DISCIPLINARY CHARGES BY RESIGNATION OR SETTLEMENT NOW PREVENTED BY THE SOON TO BE ENACTED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER SEPARATION OF SERVICE RECORD ACT                                                                                     By: Peter P. Sudnick, Esq. The Michigan legislature has overwhelmingly approved a bill to create the Law Enforcement Officer Separation of Service Record Act to mandate that […]

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LEEP Award ‘tremendous help’ to Mott police academy grad

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: September 20, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Garrett Guest left his job to successfully complete the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy at Mott Community College. So when he was given the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) $2,000 Award, he couldn’t have been more thankful. “I quit my job before I started the academy,” Guest said of […]

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