Law Enforcement Class Graduates
July 02, 2007

Thirty-two law enforcement officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Caroline, Queen Anne’s and Kent counties graduated in the 58th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College at the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury.

Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall at the college campus, featured a commencement address by Sheriff R. Gery Hofmann III of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Department.

James M. Beatty Sr., Wor-Wic’s director of criminal justice, presided at the ceremony. Awards of certification and excellence were presented by Norm Cullen, police program administrator of the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions in Woodstock, Md., and various agency representatives. Robert A. Boyles Jr. of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Department was the class speaker. Closing remarks were made by Cullen.

In addition to Boyles, graduates included JoDell J. Batson, Richard A. Cramer, Steven E. Dickerson, Robert R. Foxwell Jr., Thomas C. Funk and Jonathan L. Oliver of the Salisbury Police Department, Michael O. Farmer, David S. Goldberg and Jennifer C. Ross of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department, Daniel E. Holland. Nicholas L. McLeod and Brian S. Swafford of the Fruitland Police Department, John H. Bunting III of the Berlin Police Department, Jessica A. Bradford of the Ocean Pines Police Department, Joshua J. Bunting III, Wilbur T. Jesson III, Michael T. Karsnitz and John B. Spicer of the Ocean City Police Department, Richard Taylor of the Crisfield Police Department and Michael L. Streebig of the Pocomoke City Police Department.

Upper Shore graduates included James L. McDaniel, Justin G. Newcomb, Marlon E. Parker and Kenneth J. Rush of the Cambridge Police Department, Joshua D. Merrick of the Easton Police Department, Clinton A. Blazejak and Kevin C. Parks of the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office, Stephen A. Fraser of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Department, and Brandon W. Davis, Tera Y. Henry and Harry A. Kettner III of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office.

WICOMICO GRADUATES. Wicomico graduates who were part of the 58th entrance-level law enforcement class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown, in the first row, from left, Michael O. Farmer, David S. Goldberg and Jennifer C. Ross of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department. In the second row, from left, are Daniel E. Holland, Nicholas L. McLeod and Brian S. Swafford of the Fruitland Police Department and JoDell J. Batson of the Salisbury Police Department. In the back row, from left, are Richard A. Cramer, Steven E. Dickerson, Robert R. Foxwell Jr., Thomas C. Funk and Jonathan L. Oliver of the Salisbury Police Department.

WORCESTER & SOMERSET GRADUATES. Worcester and Somerset graduates who were part of the 58th entrance-level law enforcement class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown, in the first row, from left, Richard Taylor of the Crisfield Police Department, Michael L. Streebig of the Pocomoke City Police Department and John H. Bunting III of the Berlin Police Department. In the back row, from left, are Jessica A. Bradford of the Ocean Pines Police Department and Joshua J. Bunting III, Wilbur T. Jesson III, Michael T. Karsnitz and John B. Spicer of the Ocean City Police Department.

UPPER SHORE GRADUATES. Graduates from Dorchester, Caroline, Queen Anne’s and Kent counties who were part of the 58th entrance-level law enforcement class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown, in the front row, from left, Joshua D. Merrick of the Easton Police Department, and Clinton A. Blazejak and Kevin C. Parks of the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office. In the second row, from left, are James L. McDaniel, Justin G. Newcomb, Marlon E. Parker and Kenneth J. Rush of the Cambridge Police Department. In the back row, from left, are Robert A. Boyles Jr. and Stephen A. Fraser of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Department, and Brandon W. Davis, Tera Y. Henry and Harry A. Kettner III of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office.