Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

G Gathering
        Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office “18 Strong”

Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office “18 Strong”



     The Chesapeake Sheriff's Office training academy recently held their 11th Session Deputy Academy Graduation. The graduating class started with 18 trainees and prided themselves on finishing the intense training period with those same 18 trainees. City Council member Matt Hamel was the keynote speaker and Circuit Court Clerk Dr. Alan Krasnoff gave the new deputies the oath. Then Sheriff Jim O’Sullivan presented each deputy their new badge, which their loved one pinned to their uniform for the first time.
     Congratulations again to Deputy Martinez, Deputy Leon, Deputy Harmon, Deputy Hamm, Deputy Davis, Deputy Ham, Deputy Belew, Deputy Burke, Deputy Compton, Deputy Culpepper, Deputy Dietterich, Deputy Graham, Deputy Hickerson, Deputy Illig, Deputy O’Sullivan, Deputy Springsteadah, Deputy Torres-Alegre and Deputy Winslow!

The 11th Session Graduation Class, with their mentors and superiors

Sheriff Jim OSullivan addressing the crowd

Circuit Court Clerk Alan Krasnoff gave the new deputies the oath

Circuit Court Clerk Alan Krasnoff gave the new deputies the oath

Circuit Court Clerk Alan Krasnoff gave the new deputies the oath

Taking the oath

Deputy Holly Belew gets her badge pinned on by her sister, Crystal

Class president Eriberto Martinez getting his badge pinned on by a family member