Law Enforcement Class Graduates
August 20, 2008

Twenty law enforcement officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Allegany, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties graduated in the 60th 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 Wicomico County Assistant State’s Attorney Daniel T. Doughtery.

James M. Beatty Sr., Wor-Wic’s director of criminal justice, presided at the ceremony. Awards of certification and excellence were presented by Patrick Bradley, executive director of the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions in Woodstock, Md., and various agency representatives. Michael C. Jordan of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Department was the class speaker. Closing remarks were made by Bradley.

In addition to Jordan, graduates included Keith J. Layton of the Salisbury Police Department, Scott P. Mason of the State Fire Marshal’s Office in Salisbury, Edward L. Carmean and David M. Crowell of the Berlin Police Department, Gregory M. Eastman and Andrew C. Sprague of the Ocean City Police Department, Brian J. Winter of the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office, Anthony Q. Rhode of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, Lawrence W. Daisey Jr., Benjamin S. Mills V and Adam L. Stanley of the Crisfield Police Department, Raymond B. Johns of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department, Kevin M. Griffin and Robert S. Larimer of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, Jason M. Dyott of the Easton Police Department, Jonathan W. Gunther of the Centreville Police Department, Ashley M. English of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, and Cory A. Beard and Joseph E. Talley IV of the Cumberland Police Department.

LOWER SHORE GRADUATES. Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset graduates who were part of the 60th 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, Keith J. Layton of the Salisbury Police Department, Scott P. Mason of the State Fire Marshal’s Office in Salisbury, Edward L. Carmean and David M. Crowell of the Berlin Police Department and Brian J. Winter of the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office. In the back row, from left, are Gregory M. Eastman and Andrew C. Sprague of the Ocean City Police Department, Anthony Q. Rhode of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, Lawrence W. Daisey Jr., Benjamin S. Mills V and Adam L. Stanley of the Crisfield Police Department and Raymond B. Johns of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department.

GRADUATES. Graduates from the Upper Shore and Garrett County who were part of the 60th 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, Kevin M. Griffin and Robert S. Larimer of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and Jason M. Dyott of the Easton Police Department. In the back row, from left, are Jonathan W. Gunther of the Centreville Police Department, Ashley M. English of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, Cory A. Beard and Joseph E. Talley IV of the Cumberland Police Department and Michael C. Jordan of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Department.