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Deputy Sheriff Candidates prepare for graduation

Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland, August 28, 2014 ---- Sheriff Kenneth L. Tregoning is pleased to announce the preparation of graduation ceremonies for Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commission Academy Class #27, which is scheduled for 6:00 pm tonight, Thursday August 28, 2014 at Century High School. 

Among the graduating class are five Carroll County Deputy Sheriff Candidates: Carson Fogarty, who previously worked for the Carroll County Health Department; Michael Prushinski, who previously worked as a general manager in a small engine repair facility; Kevin Schue, who most recently was employed at the Carroll County Detention Center as a Correctional Officer; Adam Sutton, who previously owned and operated an excavating company; and Daniel Vanik, who previously worked full time in the Army National Guard.

A full service accredited law enforcement agency, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and its deputies, like all Maryland Police Departments, are bound by State Law to meet the training requirements and standards for police as established by the Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commission.

Through the commission’s efforts, Maryland became the 6th state in the nation to establish and mandate statewide compliance with minimum standards for the selection, training and certification of all police officers.  Today, the Maryland Police Training Commission continues this mission through the application, maintenance and oversight of 540 mandatory standards for the training and certification, of all Maryland law enforcement officers. 

Thursday’s Academy Graduation signifies the conclusion of 26 continuous weeks, (1000) hours of academic and practical law enforcement training, covering Criminal and Constitutional Law, Use of Defensive Tactics and Weapons, Arrest procedures, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Community/Problem Oriented Policing, Criminal and Traffic Collision Investigations.  Following graduation, each of the Deputy Sheriff Recruits will be paired with an experienced Deputy Sheriff for twelve weeks of Field Training.

Recruit photo below, back to front, left to right:  Row 1: S. Adams, Laurel PD; G. Nunes, MTA Police; K. Schue, CCSO. Row 2: C. Fogarty, CCSO; T. Rife, WCPD; M. Prushinski, CCSO. Row 3: T. Rodriguez, MTA Police; K. Sparks, MTA Police; J. Middleton, MTA Police. Row 4: A. Sutton, CCSO; R. Williams, WCPD; S. Wynkoop, Hampstead PD. Row 5: L. Wilson, Laurel PD; J. Duncan, WCPD




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Sheriff’s Office Administrator graduates from FBI National Academy

Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland; March 28, 2014 ----- The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce the graduation of Lt. Christopher Orwig from Session 256 of the prestigious FBI National Academy. The FBI National Academy is internationally known for academic excellence, consisting of 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management, and fitness schooling for selected law enforcement executives from around the world. Class 256 consisted of 221 students,   including international students from 23 countries including Peru, Chile and South Africa.

Instruction is provided by FBI Academy instructional staff, Special Agents, and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise.

Lt. Orwig is currently assigned as the 1st line administrator for Patrol Squad 1. He began working for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office in 2004, and has spent time as a patrol deputy, Union Bridge community deputy, criminal investigator, and patrol supervisor. Prior to employment with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Lt. Orwig served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and worked at the Salisbury Police Department from 1999 until 2004. He has a criminal justice degree from Wilmington College, and is currently working on his Masters.



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