Jail and correctional officers graduate
September 07, 2017

Twenty jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Talbot and Caroline counties graduated in the 99th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury.

Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by Wicomico County Councilman Joe Holloway.

Donald L. Rollyson Jr., assistant director of the ESCJA, and Carl L. Crumbacker Sr., ESCJA coordinator, presided at the ceremony. Chaplain Matthew E. Phillips of the Eastern Correctional Institution was the class speaker.

In addition to Phillips, graduates included Robert D. Cropper, Jerrica D. Cuffee, Ashad W. Duncan, Lakeya S. Jones, Antionne M. Pugh and Andrea M. Russell from the Wicomico County Department of Corrections, Angela J. Morris and Teron C. Tyre of the Worcester County Jail and Detention Center, Catherine P. Abrams, Tyrone Bowman, Tristan S. Handy, Wendell S. Hitch, Depre D. Maycock Sr., Kevin R. Teves and Jeffery L. White of the Eastern Correctional Institution, Bryan K. Brooks and Vernon M. Cephas of the Talbot County Department of Corrections and Jeremie D. Hook and Ky-Asia N. Pinkett of the Caroline County Department of Corrections.

WICOMICO GRADUATES. Officers from the Wicomico County Department of Corrections who graduated in the 99th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown, in the front row from left, Robert D. Cropper and Jerrica D. Cuffee. In the back row, from left, are Ashad W. Duncan, Lakeya S. Jones, Antionne M. Pugh and Andrea M. Russell.

WORCESTER GRADUATES. Officers from the Worcester County Jail and Detention Center who graduated in the 99th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown, from left, Angela J. Morris and Teron C. Tyre.

SOMERSET GRADUATES. Officers from the Eastern Correctional Institution who graduated in the 99th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown in the front row, from left, Catherine P. Abrams, Tyrone Bowman and Tristan S. Handy. In the back row, from left, are Wendell S. Hitch, Depre D. Maycock Sr., Matthew E. Phillips, Kevin R. Teves and Jeffery L. White.

UPPER SHORE GRADUATES. Upper Shore jail and correctional officers who graduated in the 99th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown, from left, Bryan K. Brooks and Vernon M. Cephas of the Talbot County Department of Corrections and Jeremie D. Hook and Ky-Asia N. Pinkett of the Caroline County Department of Corrections.