Their graduation follows nearly six months of deputy and law enforcement training, including emergency vehicle operations, firearms training, defensive tactics, jail and courthouse procedures, crash investigation, basic legal training and other important areas.
The deputy graduates are Andrew Brunsting, Jeffrey Halaut, Marko Nikolic, Dorian Shelley and Timothy Wauhop. Deputy Wauhop distinguished himself by earning top honors in emergency vehicle operations and third place in academic achievement in deputy school.
The Academy serves 17 participating law enforcement agencies: the Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria Sheriff’s Office, Arlington County Police Department, Arlington County Sheriff’s Office, City of Fairfax Police Department, City of Falls Church Police Department, City of Falls Church Sheriff’s Office, George Mason University Police Department, Leesburg Police Department, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Manassas City Police Department, Manassas Park City Police Department, Middleburg Police Department, Northern Virginia Community College Police, Purcellville Police Department, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Police and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police.
Photo: (l-r) Deputy Jeffrey Halaut, Deputy Timothy Wauhop, Deputy Andrew Brunsting, Deputy Marko Nikolic and Deputy Dorian Shelley