The Atlantic County Police Training Center will hold graduation ceremonies for 17 members of class #21 who recently completed the 11-week basic course for correction officers. Graduation will take place on Friday, October 21 at 3 PM at the Fernwood Avenue Middle School,4034 Fernwood Avenue, Egg Harbor Township.
The graduating class includes 12 officers assigned to the Atlantic County Department of Public Safety: Francis Battaglia, Egg Harbor Township; Louis Charlton, Williamstown; Giovanny Garcia, Mays Landing; Juan Gil-Rodriguez, Pleasantville; Marion Hernandez-Portillo, Egg Harbor Township; Scott Hewitt-Shiley, Egg Harbor Township; Brian Kinch, Egg Harbor Township; Damian Martinez, Vineland; Manuel Montoya, Mays Landing; Arthur Paduani, Egg Harbor City; Freddie Sykes, Newtonville; and Abel Vargas, Mays Landing. Officers Christine Baker, Millville and Cynthia Reid, Bridgeton are assigned to the Cumberland County Department of Corrections. Additionally, three officers are assigned to the Salem County Sheriff’s Department: Nash Hetzell, Pittsgrove; Elbert Johnson,II, Norma; and Mark Nelson, Pennsville.