Mid­dle­town na­tive Kyle Van Almk­erk sworn in this week

The Middletown Press (Middletown, CT) - - FRONT PAGE -

Mid­dle­town na­tive Kyle Van Almk­erk was sworn in this week as the Mid­dle­town Po­lice Depart­ment’s new­est of­fi­cer, bring­ing the ranks to full staff. Van Almk­erk, who grad­u­ated from Mid­dle­town High School in 2006, en­listed in the Ma­rine Corps in 2010 and re­tired in 2014 with the rank of sergeant. He earned his as­so­ci­ate's de­gree at Mid­dle­sex Com­mu­nity Col­lege and en­rolled at the Univer­sity of New Haven's crim­i­nal-jus­tice pro­gram. Van Almk­erk re­cently com­pleted an in­tern­ship with the depart­ment and was rec­og­nized for his com­mit­ment and pro­fes­sion­al­ism, ac­cord­ing to of­fi­cials.

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