Sergeant Graduates from Staff & Command School
Sheriff Ken Tregoning is pleased to announce the graduation and return of Sergeant David Stem from the Northwestern University’s prestigious School of Police Staff and Command for law enforcement leaders.
The 327th Class, hosted by the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, was comprised of 31 law enforcement officers from Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Sergeant Stem was recognized for outstanding achievement and leadership throughout this 10-week session, having been elected by his peers to serve as Class Treasurer.
The Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) is an upper-level education program geared towards progressive police managers and their agencies. The curriculum consists of ten weeks of advanced investigative, management and human resource schooling for selected police supervisors and managers having proven records as professionals within their agencies. All of the courses are accredited by Northwestern University. Instruction is provided by university staff and other law enforcement professionals holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise.
Sergeant Stem returned Monday to resume responsibility for daily supervision of his patrol squad.
Sergeant Stem began his law enforcement career as a University of Maryland Police Officer, and joined the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office in 2004. He has been a police officer for nine (9) years, serving as a patrol officer, criminal investigator and supervisor. Among his many achievements, Sergeant Stem was awarded the Life Saving Award in 2011 from Manchester Police Department, was selected as Baltimore Sun’s Police Officer of the Year in 2008, and has received numerous commendations and citizen compliments. In addition to his law enforcement duties, he works part time for Manchester Fire Department as an Emergency Medical Technician.