Delaware State Police Case Analysis

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Office Brietzke has been in some kind of law enforcement ever since he graduated from college in 1995. Prior to entering the Delaware State Police, Officer Brietzke worked with the Chatham Police Department in Massachusetts, the United States Border Patrol, and the Department of Veteran Affairs Police Department. He started with the Delaware State Police in July of 2002.
According to Officer Brietzke, the Delaware State Police follows a militaristic ranking structure starting with Trooper being the first rank an officer receives moving upward to Trooper First Class, Corporal, Corporal Grade One, Senior Corporal, Master Corporal, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Lieutenant Colonel, and finally the top rank of Colonel. Under the rank
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Currently, Officer Brietzke is assigned to Troop 2 in the Criminal Investigative Unit as a School Resource Officer at the alternative placement Wallace Wallin School in New Castle, Delaware. He started with the Delaware State Police as a road Trooper at Troop 1 for his first three months of duty after graduating the academy. After completing field training, Officer Brietzke was re-assigned to Troop 6. During his time in Troop 6, he was assigned to specifically work on interstate I-95 handling crash investigations, traffic safety, and any criminal investigations that may have occurred during the course of his shift. He also has a lateral duty as an adjunct Firearms Instructor, and has assisted with training a number of new recruit classes as well as divisional recertification over the years. Officer Brietzke remained at Troop 6 until he was assigned his current position as a School Resource Officer. While there are many requirements needed to become a Delaware State Trooper, education is a …show more content…
Current duties of a School Resource Officer, include assisting staff with the development and implementation of prevention programs for troubled teens, providing guidance on ethical issues and explaining the law enforcement role/procedures in society in a classroom setting, offering individual counseling when needed, conducting investigations in accordance with Divisional Manual requirements, and reviewing the status of criminal investigations occurring on school property with school staff. Officer Brietzke stated that while these are typical duties for him, he works with a volatile population of students, so some days are much busier than

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