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Five New Officers Graduate from Basic Police Training Academy
On June 22, 2017 five new Leesburg Police Officers graduated from the 136th Session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy’s Basic Law Enforcement School. Officer’s Lauren Davis, Jason Nicodemus, Madison Porter, Matthew Wolfe and Eric Zuzzi completed the 20-week program that covers all aspects of law enforcement principals and procedures.
The graduation ceremony was held at Dominion High School in Sterling, Virginia. Participating agencies of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy include the Arlington County Police Department, Arlington County Sheriff’s Office, City of Alexandria Police Department, City of Alexandria Office of the Sheriff, City of Falls Church Police Department, George Mason University Police Department, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, City of Manassas Police Department, Metro Transit Police Department, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, Northern Virginia Community College Police Department and the Town of Purcellville Police Department.
“We welcome you to the Leesburg Police family. You have completed your basic training and now join a profession where you are expected to protect your integrity, character and reputation so that you can effectively and honorably serve the community,” stated Leesburg Police Chief Gregory Brown.
The new officers will now be placed into a structured 12-week training program with seasoned Field Training Officers. After successful completion of the Field Training Program, they will be certified for solo patrol.
(Photo L-R: Town of Leesburg Manager Kaj Dentler, Deputy Chief of Police Vanessa Grigsby, Officer Jason Nicodemus, Officer Eric Zuzzi, Lieutenant Patrick Daly, Office Matthew Wolfe, Field Operations Commander Captain James Daly, Officer Lauren Davis, Academy Instructor Officer Joseph Zebrine, Officer Madison Porter, Chief of Police Gregory Brown).
For more information contact:
Officer Sam Shenouda
Public Information Officer
Office: (703) 771-4538