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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Five New Deputy Sheriffs Graduate Police Academy Session 123

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office welcomed five new Deputy Sheriffs who graduated from the Prince George’s County Police Training Academy on Tuesday, July 23rd.  Deputy Sheriffs Lakisha Brooks, Corey Hynson, Tiffany Pullam, Phillip Turner and Mary Anne Windsor, all successfully completed eight rigorous months of Police Academy basic training as members of Session 123.  

Family and friends of the Deputies gathered at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Upper Marlboro, MD to see their loved ones sworn in and to witness their commitment to Protect and Serve the citizens of Prince George’s County.

Sheriff High joined County Executive Rushern L. Baker and other public safety agency heads in congratulating the graduates for their accomplishments and successful completion of the academy.
Of 47 graduates, Deputy Windsor received the Steven F. Gaughan Memorial Award for Academic Achievement for having the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) in the class.  Deputy Hynson graduated with the third highest overall Marksmanship score.

Four of the five Deputies are graduates of Prince George’s County High Schools.

“We are proud to welcome these new Deputies. Their achievements in a very rigorous police academy llustrate the success available to people who are passionate about a positive future,” said Sheriff High. “New recruits, as a part of our overall hiring strategy, bring a fresh and contemporary perspective to public safety.”

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-8637.      
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