Jenkintown police honor 4 retirees, Abington K9 completes national certification, Springfield officer reaches 25th year

Three local police departments made the following announcements regarding personnel:

Jenkintown Borough

Sergeants Frank Ryan and Chuck Stewart, along with Detective Gerard Wuillermin and Parking Enforcement Officer Linda Bennett, were recognized on the occasion of their retirement from service.

Ryan served a total of 28 years with the borough, Stewart, 33 years, and Wuillermin, 27 years.

“We felt it was important to recognize all four of these individuals for their 105 years of service combined to the citizens of Jenkintown,” the department said in a post. “Thank you for your service and dedication to our community.”

Abington Township

Officer Ray De Los Santos and K9 Moose recently completed the National Police Bloodhound Association Spring Seminar.

With this certification, Moose is now able to track/trail nationwide, police said.

Springfield Township

Officer Sam Boone reached his 25th year of service with the department.

“Ofc. Boone has been an intergral part in Springfield’s Community Policing effort over the last 25 years. He frequently spends time with schools, daycares, and camps, speaking to the kids about safety, policing, and building relationships with the community,” the department said in a post. “Always with a smile on his face, he represents the best of Springfield Police, whether its reading books to the kids or even when he’s off duty refereeing youth sports. Thank you Sam and congrats on your 25th year.”\

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