BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo held a swearing-in ceremony for 3 newly promoted supervisors from the Legislation Enforcement Division on July 1.
Administering the Oath of Workplace for the promotions was Superior Court docket Project Decide Honorable Thomas Miller. Additionally current for the ceremony was Somerset County Commissioner Director Shanel Robinson.
Promoted Personnel included:
Captain Michael DiGuilio – DiGuilip was employed by the Sheriff’s Workplace in 2001, and was assigned to the Legislation Enforcement Division the place he served as a Cost Officer for Household, Civil and Felony divisions on the Somerset County Superior Courthouse. In 2003 Michael was assigned as an company Area Coaching Officer and inside a brief time period, he revised and up to date the complete program. In 2005 Michael was assigned to the Sheriff’s Workplace Detective Bureau the place he labored on Baby Assist Enforcement, Background Checks and Felony Investigations. In 2014 Michael was promoted to Sergeant inside the Detective Bureau whereas nonetheless serving because the businesses lead Area Coaching Officer. In 2017 Michael was promoted to Lieutenant the place he oversaw Entrance Desk Operations and was assigned to the Inside Affairs Investigations Unit. Michael is married to his spouse Michelle they usually have a daughter (Shana) and grandson (Trenton).
K9 Sergeant Shannon Snook – Snook was employed by the Sheriff’s Workplace in 2015, Shannon is a K9 handler alongside along with her German Shepherd K9 associate Basilone (named after well-known Raritan Borough resident and United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone), they’re a licensed patrol/monitoring workforce. The K9 workforce rapidly constructed a fame collectively after having pursued criminals, aided within the apprehension of suspects, efficiently positioned lacking endangered individuals, in addition to recovering proof similar to cash, handguns and stolen proceeds utilized in crimes. They work to foster key relationships between regulation enforcement and the group that they serve by offering K9 demonstrations. In 2021, Shannon and K9 Basilone competed of their first United States Police K9 Affiliation Nationwide Competitors and earned second place. Shannon additionally participates within the Police Unity Bike Tour, she is a member of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Workplace Honor Guard together with being a licensed Emergency Supervisor. Shannon graduated with a Bachelor’s Diploma from William Paterson College as a member of the Worldwide Sociology Honor Society. Shannon can be a previous winner of Somerset County’s “Excellent Girls in Authorities Award”. Together with Shannon’s promotion, Police Canine Basilone was additionally promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the course of the ceremony.
Sergeant Adrian Romero – Romero was employed by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Workplace in 2009 after graduating the Somerset County Police Academy because the Assistant Class Chief for Police Class 44-10. Adrian is a member of the Sheriff’s Workplace Honor Guard, Particular Response Staff (SRT), in addition to being a Area Coaching Officer. In 2014, Adrian was assigned to the Somerset County SWAT workforce. In 2016-2017, Adrian was on mortgage with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as an undercover Process Power Officer aiding with investigations that included surveillance together with executing search warrants. Beginning in 2018, Adrian was assigned to the Administrative Division overseeing the Undertaking Lifesaver Program which makes a speciality of aiding seniors with Alzheimer’s Illness and particular wants kids with Autism. As well as, Adrian additionally assists the company with coaching new Sheriff’s Workplace recruits and getting ready them mentally and bodily for the upcoming police academy. Adrian additionally helps oversee the Sheriff’s Workplace new internship program together with including help to the Hate Crimes Consciousness and Prevention Unit.
“It is my pleasure to swear in these three new supervisors and our police canine as we speak, all have gone above and past throughout their careers to do what’s proper, serve the group and make the Sheriff’s Workplace very happy with them,” mentioned Russo.
Throughout the ceremony, Russo honored Bridgewater resident Arthur Wildman because the Sheriff Workplace’s first-ever Honorary Life Member. After having his daughter Alison, an avid canine lover, cross away within the tragic occasions of the Floor Zero NYC Terrorist assaults on Sept. 11, 2001, Wildman and his household created the Alison Marie Wildman Basis which has generously supported the Sheriff’s Workplace K9 Unit over the previous 20 years with over $50, 000 in donations.
“We’re honored to have Arthur Wildman as an official member of our Sheriff’s Workplace household,” mentioned Undersheriff Tim Pino.