Upper Marlboro, MD…Sheriff Melvin C. High was joined by Public Safety Director Mark Magaw, Albert Liebno, and Honorable Sydney J. Harrison, for the graduation ceremony of the largest number of deputy sheriff’s since 2006. The 15 new deputy sheriffs were members of Session #46 of the Prince George’s Municipal Police Academy at the Prince George’s Community College Public Safety and Security Institute. Friends and family filled the Rennie Forum at the College to share in the success of the graduates. The keynote speaker for the evening was Stephanye R. Maxwell, Esq., Director, Prince George’s County Government Office of Human Resource Management.
According to the Academy staff, Class #46 scholastic scores were among the highest in Academy history, with an average score of 96.6. Among the graduates, four members are bilingual – three fluent in Spanish, another in Arabic.
Deputy Sheriff Michael D. Kay was chosen to give remarks for the class, whose class motto was: One Heartbeat on Vision, Session 46 One Mission.