Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter congratulated the 2016 Nassau County Law Enforcement Explorers National Team at a recognition ceremony that was held yesterday at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY. The 2016 Explorer Drill Team recently returned from the Nationals Explorer Conference which was held on the campus on Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. The team represented Nassau County and won 17 awards including: Distinguished Advisor Award – Nassau County Police Officer Dan Johannessen; and First Place in the Drill Competition, Crime Prevention, Traffic Accident Investigation, White-Collar crime, Exploring USA-crime prevention, and Exploring USA-community service.
“As County Executive I take great pride in the achievements of our Nassau County Law Enforcment National Team, “ said County Executive Mangano. “Their achievements are a true reflection of the professional and hard working men and women of the Nassau County Police Department. I have no doubts that the skills they have acquired by participating in the NCPD Explorer Program will help lead to successful and bright future. I thank everyone involved for their hard work and dedication to making this program so successful.”
In photo (left to right): Nassau County Legislators Rose Walker and Laura Schaefer; Honoree Linda Esquierdo NCPD Clerk Typist III; Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano; Honoree Nassau County Police Officer Daniel Johannessen; honoree Nassau County Police Officer Robert Graves; Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter; and Co-Chairs Mario Doyle and Steve Norman of the Executive Board of the Police Explorers.