St. Mary's Co. Congratulations to our Six New Deputies

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Join us in congratulating the graduates of the Police Entrance Level Training Program Session 51 of the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy, who graduated Friday evening after the seven-month-long session.

Congratulations to our new deputies:

* Deputy Helen Deitrich, who was selected to receive the Steve E. Allen A ward for leadership, initiative, motivation and compassion throughout the academy's session.

Sheriff Steve Hall and Deputy Deitrich​

Deputy Deitrich receives the Steve E. Allen Award​

* Deputy Santiago Estrada Lora, who earned the highest scores in Firearms among the class

Sheriff Hall and Deputy Estrada Lora​
Deputy Estrada Lora receives his Firearms scoring award​

* Deputy Julian Grant

Sheriff Hall and Deputy Grant​

* Deputy Elijsha Munn

Sheriff Hall and Deputy Munn​

* Deputy Aaron Ocasio-Rivera, who was chosen as the class speaker

Sheriff Hall and Deputy Ocasio-Rivera​

* Deputy Richard Stillwell

Sheriff Hall and Deputy Stillwell​

Final Inspection​

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