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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.


LAW ENFORCEMENT GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENT


Date Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018

Who:

  • 91st Delaware State Police and 85th Municipal Recruit Class

When:

  • Friday, February 16, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.

Location:

  • Dover High School (Auditorium)
  • 1 Dover High Drive, Dover, Delaware

Dignitaries Addressing the Graduates:

  • Governor John C. Carney Jr., State of Delaware
  • Lieutenant Governor Bethany A. Hall-Long, State of Delaware
  • Attorney General Matthew P. Denn, State of Delaware
  • Secretary Robert M. Coupe, Department of Safety and Homeland Security
  • Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr., Superintendent, Delaware State Police
  • Justice James T. Vaughn Jr., Delaware Supreme Court Justice
  • Retired Colonel Thomas Manion, United States Marine Corps.

Class Speakers:

  • Trooper Anthony C. DiGati, Delaware State Police
  • Patrol Officer Kathryn E. Bennett, DRBA

Keynote Speaker:

  • Retired Colonel Thomas Manion, United States Marine Corps.

Dover – Delaware State Police Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr. announces the graduation ceremonies for the 91th Delaware State Police and 85rd Municipal Recruit Class. The ceremonies celebrated and recognized the successful completion of Law Enforcement training of 30 Delaware State Troopers and 28 Law Enforcement Officers representing the Bethany Beach Police Department, Delaware State University Police Department, Dover Police Department, Department of Natural Resources Police Division of Fish & Wildlife, Delaware River & Bay Authority, Elsmere Police Department, Felton Police Department, Greenwood Police Department, Middletown Police Department, Milford Police Department, Seaford Police Department, Wyoming Police Department and the University of Delaware Police Department.

**Awards**

Governor’s Outstanding Recruit Trooper Award:

  • Trooper Julie R. Merritt, Delaware State Police

The Attorney General’s Award for Legal Excellence:

  • Officer Brandon R. Smith, University of Delaware Police Department

The Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security Award:

  • Trooper Michelle V. Galiani, Delaware State Police

The Delaware Police Chiefs’ Council Award:

  • Patrol Officer Kathryn Bennett, Delaware River and Bay Authority.

The Delaware State Police Academy Law Enforcement Core Values Award:

  • Trooper George R. Justice III, Delaware State Police

The Outstanding Proficiency in Police Firearms Award:

  • Trooper Trevor C. Greenawalt, Delaware State Police
  • Officer Kenneth L. P. Haynes, Bethany Beach Police Department

The Delaware State Police Academy Physical Fitness Award:

  • Trooper Ryan M. Nowakowski, Delaware State Police
  • Officer Kenneth L. P. Haynes, Bethany Beach Police Department

Released: 021618 2231

Presented by the Director of Public Information, Sergeant Richard Bratz

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