Prince George's County Police Chief Mark Magaw led a PGPD delegation attending an award ceremony to recognize the many law enforcement achievements connected to Maryland's EXILE strategy.
EXILE is a unified and comprehensive strategy to combat gun crime, initiated in Prince George's County and Baltimore City in 2006, and later expanded to include Wicomico and Anne Arundel Counties, Annapolis and Frederick.
On October 11, 2012, at an event in Baltimore, leaders from local, state, and federal agency partners joined to present achievement awards to federal agents and state and local police officers from across Maryland.
Seventeen Prince George's County Police officers were among the 74 members of partner law enforcement agencies honored for the increasing number of defendants who are being charged with gun related and other violent crimes. Many of the EXILE cases involve local gun arrests that result in lengthy !!!federal prison sentences.
The Prince George's County Police Department congratulates the following officers who were recognized for their achievements while working with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Prince George’s County Police Department Awardees
Det. Joseph Bellino
Lt. Robert Black
TFO Sgt. Dave Blazer, FBI
Cpl. Joseph Brooks
P/O Adrian Brown
Det. Joseph Bunce
Cpl. Derrick Clagett
P/O Kelly Cochrane
Sgt. Michael Smith
Cpl. Kristine M. Currie
PFC. Phillip Johnson
P/O Jason Lish
Det. Bernard Nelson
P/O Jose Perez
Det. Anthony Schartner
Det. Saul SerpasCpl. Bertram Smith
For more information about Prince George’s County’s EXILE Comprehensive Strategy to Reduce Gun Violence, please visit: http://goo.gl/Glybq