Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter presented certificates of completion to 185 police recruits on May 31st at a graduation ceremony held at Hofstra University in Hempstead. The recruit class was the largest class of graduates in over 20 years. The recruits completed 7 months of intense law enforcement training at the Nassau County Police Academy. Of the 185 graduates, 175 are members of the Nassau County Police Department and the remaining are graduating to Village and City Police Departments and the Sheriff Department.
“Nassau County has one of the lowest crime rates in the nation thanks to the dedicated men and women of the Police Department,” said County Executive Mangano. “Nassau County Police Officers are known for their professionalism and expertise in intelligence led policing. As County Executive I take great pride in our Police Department and I welcome these new officers to the force.”