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service, began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in January of 2003. TEXAS n Ray Skinner , 176th Ses-

sion has returned to work full time since his retire- ment in 2007. Ray has accepted

Ray Skinner

Members and Vendors of the Chapter gather for a picture prior to the banquet.

a position of Asst. Chief for Dallas County Constable Ray Nichols. Chief Skinner was the Executive Director of the Texas Chapter for eight years (2004 - 2011). OHIO n On August 27th, 2015, the FBI Cleveland Division will be hosting their 2nd Annual Appreciation Day at the range and the Ohio Chapter of the National Acad- emy was once again invited to participate. We consider ourselves very honored to be part of this very special event and thank the Cleveland Office, for the opportu- nity. In August of 2014, members of the Ohio Chapter participated in the 1st annual event and pro- vided lunch for all those in atten- dance. I know that I can speak for every member of our chapter that was present that day, when I say that we were the ones privileged and the day will occupy a very special place in all of us. This event provides wounded veterans with an opportunity to spend the day at the range in Port Clinton, Ohio. Many personnel are on hand, including agents, sup- port staff and law enforcement personnel, providing everything our veterans needed to enjoy the day, shooting weapons and learning about the FBI’s capabili- ties. On behalf of the entire Ohio Chapter, we are very proud of and grateful to our veterans! UTAH n Gary Giles , 243rd session, was

NEW YOR/ E. CANADA n Detective/Sergeant Steven R. Zeth , 248th Session retired from the Nassau County Police Depart- ment on April 2, 2015. n Alan Feinstein , 203rd Session from the Suffolk County Police Department retired on Feb 28, 2015 after serving 35.5 years, leaving as a Detective Sergeant. n Gregory T. Gaetano , 221st Session, retired after 37 years of police service. He began his career as a NewWindsor Police Dispatcher on April 22nd 1978. 37 years later and to the exact same date he will complete his law enforcement career as Chief Investigator of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. n Chief Investigator Gregory T. Gaetano was a 21 year old college

student when he began his career with the NewWindsor Police Department as a Dispatcher and Auxiliary Police Officer. In 1980 he was appointed to the NewWindsor Police Department as a full time Police Officer. While in the patrol division he was assigned to work a detail as an undercover investiga- tor with then District Attorney Joe Brown at the Orange County District Attorneys Drug Task Force. He was promoted to detective in 1988 where he worked on the Town’s Fire Investigation Unit and worked with such agencies as the FBI, DEA, ATF and other state and local agencies. In 1994 he was pro- moted to Patrol Sergeant and was the Commanding Officer of the department’s Community Policing Unit. He also had oversight of the department’s Training Division and Crime Prevention Unit. He worked as a Patrol Sergeant for nine years and supervised the work of patrol officers, dispatchers and civilian staff. He received his Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Dutchess Community College, a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Mercy College and he received his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from John Jay Col- lege CUNY in 1991. He has taught at the Rockland Police Academy, the Orange County Police Chief ’s Association Police Academy and other in-service police schools. He retired from the NewWindsor Police Department after 25 years of

n On April 2, 2015 the Maryland- Delaware Chapter Executive Board met for a luncheon with the recent graduates of Session 259 as well as the candidates of Session 260 who will begin their 10 week venture at Quantico on April 5th. President Melissa Zebley presents certificates of appreciation to Captain Matthew May of the Wake Forest (NC) Police Department after his moving presentation about Are You Prepared, Law Enforcement Trauma.

Pictured are Session 260 attendees (L-R) Antonio DeVaul (Maryland National Capital Park Police), James Unger (New Castle, De County Police Department), Robert Reed, Jr. (Cumberland Police Depart- ment) and Christopher Kelly (Baltimore County Police Department).

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