As they complete their training at the Ocean County Police Academy, the 38TH and 39th Special Law Enforcement Officer II Recruit Classes are scheduled to graduate during a ceremony at 3 p.m., May 26 at Pine Belt Arena, Old Freehold Road, here.
“I want to congratulate the 125 new officers as they successfully complete their training and begin their work in law enforcement,” said Ocean County Freeholder Director John P. Kelly, Director of Law and Public Safety. “My colleagues and I on the Board of Freeholders have the greatest respect for the officers that serve and protect our County. We appreciate their dedication to keeping us safe and out of harms’ way.”
“The training provided at the Ocean County Police Academy gives the recruits a foundation for becoming the best officers possible,” said Ocean County Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy, who oversees the Police Academy. “I wish them well in this endeavor and encourage them to be the best they can be.”
The keynote speaker at the ceremony will be Seaside Heights Police Chief Thomas J. Boyd.
In addition, individual recruits will be recognized for high academics, high physical fitness, high marksmanship and in several other categories including leadership and merit awards.