Prince George's Community College and Prince George's County Police Department Hold Press Conference

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Article by: Courtney Davis

For Immediate Release



Prince George's Community College and Prince George's County Police Department Will Hold a Press Conference to Announce New Cadet Program 

LARGO, Md. (February 13, 2018) - Prince George's Community College (PGCC) along with Prince George's County Police Department (PGPD) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, February 13 to announce the launch of the new Police Cadet Program. The cadet program will offer selected applicants the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in police work while also earning an income and college credits towards an associate degree in criminal justice. The program goal is to produce more experienced and mature police officers that are ready to serve and protect the residents of Prince George's County. 

What: Police Cadet Program Press Conference

Who: Prince George's County Police Department's Chief Hank Stawinski; command staff from the PGPD Training Academy; and Percel Alston, director of public safety and security institute, Municipal Police Academy, Prince George's Community College

When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Where: Prince George's County Police Training Academy
8905 Presidential Parkway
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

About Prince George's Community College
Named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security (2015-2020), Prince George's Community College (PGCC) provides high-quality education and training for the progressive and career-oriented residents of Prince George's County. From new high school graduates and career seekers to more seasoned professionals and senior citizens looking to enhance their skillsets, PGCC is comprised of students who represent a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and goals. Serving nearly 40,000 individuals annually, the college is the first choice for higher education for residents of Prince George's County. Collaborative partnerships, responsive degree and training programs, and a commitment to student success enable PGCC to address diverse education and workforce development demands. For more information, visit the college website at Prince George's Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (267-284-5000); The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.