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Fiancée, police pay tribute to WSU Sergeant Rose

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The pain is still fresh for Nicole Salgot who lost her fiancée, Wayne State University (WSU) Police Sergeant Collin Rose right before Thanksgiving 2016, but with officers rallying around her, she will take Rose’s spot in the 2017 Police Unity Tour. [caption id="attachment_2773" align="alignright" width="225"] Photo courtesy of Rachel Weber     Sgt. Collin Rose proposed to Ni ...

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LEEP honored as a Community Partner

—By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor It’s hard to imagine what a roller coaster ride this year has been for POLC Labor Rep. Will Keizer, from raising the bar to the highest level yet for participation and fundraising during Gilda’s Run in July, to training another POLC Labor Rep. to take over organizing the annual event he founded, followed by the unexpected passing of his father in October. Gilda’s Club Grand R ...

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LEEP doubles Dream Scholarship awards

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) has been giving out scholarships to students with a demonstrated interest in public service/law enforcement careers for the past 12 years, awarding a record number of applicants last year. In 2017, LEEP will further its commitment to supporting future public safety employees by doubling the amount awarded per student! LEEP is prou ...

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2016 LEEP Dream Scholars

LEEP awards scholarships to record number of students nationally -- By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor TROY, MI — This year, a record number of top students interested in public safety careers will receive $1,000 college scholarships to encourage their pursuit of law enforcement/public safety careers by the professional public safety officers of the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP). Twenty-two scholars, ...

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Director Craft helps select LEEP Award winner before retiring

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Former Macomb Police Academy Director Charles Craft recently said his goodbyes to staff and students, but not before he selected the most recent LEEP Award winner. “It’s been a great job,” Craft said, adding that he would continue to visit colleagues at the academy. “Obviously those people have become my really good friends.” And he had nothing but accolades for Spring 2016 ...

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LEEP Dream Scholarship Application

[box type="info" color="#5e6066" bg="#fff" border="#5e6066"] A scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in Public Safety and all of its related fields — Law Enforcement, Police-Fire Dispatch, Corrections Officer, Firefighting or Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). Return completed application and supporting materials before May 1, 2017. Click here for the LEEP Dream Scholarship Application ...

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Two academy grads earn LEEP awards

— By Jennifer Foley, POJ Editor Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award winner Julian Lee had already been hired into a full-time position with Chesterfield Township Police Department by the time he graduated Macomb Police Academy. [caption id="attachment_2044" align="alignleft" width="300"] POLC Executive Committee member Tom Wilk (left) presents Macomb Police Academygraduate Julian Lee with a $1,00 ...

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2015 LEEP Scholarships Awarded

LEEP awards $17,000 to scholars nationwide -- By Jennifer Foley, POJ Editor TROY, MI — Seventeen top students interested in public safety careers, including five repeat winners, were awarded $1,000 college scholarships to encourage their pursuit of law enforcement/public safety careers by the professional public safety officers of the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP). [caption id="attachment_1840" a ...

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Academy graduate transitions from pastor to police officer

— By Jennifer Foley, POJ Editor At 44-years-old Matthew McPhillips is not your typical Macomb Police Academy graduate, but the church pastor’s drive to become a law enforcement officer was inspiring to his fellow cadets and staff alike, earning him the honor of a $1,000 Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award. “He was incredibly highly respected by his fellow cadets and also by the staff here. He rec ...

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LEEP awards academy grads

LEEP helps academy cadets pay for training — By Jennifer Foley, POJ Editor With long, physically rigorous hours and day and night training, most police academy cadets find it’s just too difficult to work while completing academy training. The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) has been making it easier on non-sponsored officers by providing scholarship funds. [caption id="attachment_1538" align="align ...

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