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OREGON n A new slate of Oregon Chap- ter Officers was sworn in by immediate past president Henry Reimann. They included Cal Curths, Immediate Past Presi- dent; Dave Henslee President; Doug Treat 1st Vice President; and Dan Hendrickson 2nd Vice President (see image at right) . TEXAS n Students from the 258th Ses- sion were recently honored (see image at right) . UTAH n Stephen J. Marlovits Jr. , Chief of Police, Salt Lake City Interna- tional Airport PD, 194th Session, retired on June 30th, 2015 after more than 43 years in law en- forcement. He began his career as a Patrolman for the Tampa Police Department in October of 1971. He also graduating from the University of South Florida he joined the Tampa Airport Police Department as a Patrol Officer, advancing through the ranks to Lieutenant before retiring in 2003 after 26 years of service with that agency. Steve then served as the Chief of Safety & Security for Roanoke Regional Airport, Roanoke, VA for 2 ½ years before accepting the position as the Chief of the Salt Lake City Airport Police for the past 9 years. He and his wife of 44 years, Kathy , have purchased a home near the Smoky Moun- tains outside of Knoxville, TN and look forward to enjoying the next phase of their lives. Their retirement plans include a trip to Amsterdam and a Rhine River Cruise next spring. Stephen H. Mariovits, Jr. served as a Deputy Sheriff for the Hills- borough County Sheriff’s Depart- ment in Florida. After
n Captain Frederick J. Akshar II , 247th Session was appointed to the rank of Undersheriff on June 24, 2015. Fred has served the residents of Broome County, New York since 2002 and has been promoted through the ranks since that time. Fred suc- ceeds Alex Minor , who had 45 years of police service and was a graduate of the 145th Session.
(L-R) Bobby Johnson, D. Keith Latiola and Anthony Spennicchia.
LOUISIANA n A celebration was held in the summer to highlight and honor D. Keith Latiola ’s, 214th Session, illustrious career of 35 years with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office and to spearhead his future endeavors. Keith was surrounded by his wife, Darlene , family, friends and sup- porters. He was especially sur- prised by two of New York City’s finest. His NA classmate Bobby Johnson (Retired) Detective Sergeant and Anthony Spennic- chia , a current NYPD Detective assigned to the 33 Precinct in Washington Heights traveled from New York City to Acadia to share in this happening.
Keith’s NA classmate, Bobby Johnson, also had a very noted and illustrious career. Bobby and his career have been featured in numerous books, including Brave Hearts authored by Cynthia Brown . Bobby and Anthony presented Keith with a prestigious award normally given to New York City Officers who have shown exemplary service or honorable retirement from law enforce- ment. Keith is currently serving the citizens of Acadia Parish as their Chief Criminal Deputy. We wish Keith all the best in the future!
(L-R) Frederick J. Akshar, Alex Minr.
n The NY State/E.Canada Chap- ter held its annual Bart Hose Memorial Shoot hosted by the Suffolk County NY Police De- partment, on Friday September 18th. It was well attended and culminated in the traditional Chili and Steak BBQ on Rogers Beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Westhampton. OKLAHOMA n Congratulations to Chief Durward A. Cook who retired from the Durant Police Depart- ment after 25 years of service.
Chief Cook began his career as a Durant Lawman Septem- ber 3, 1990 and
Durward A. Cook
retired on September 3, 2015. Durward Cook is a graduate of the 188th Session of the FBINA.
50 lbs. of Chili is being prepared by NY/E. Canada members (L-R), John Rowan 236th Session, Chapter Past President Bob Oswald 190th Session, FBI Agent Diego Redondo, Marty Flatley 195th Session, and Bob Edwards 229th Session.
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