New Castle County Police Academy renamed to honor Szczerba

New Castle County’s Police Academy will be renamed in honor of one of their own who was killed in the line of duty one year ago.  Lieutenant Joseph Szczerba was killed in the early morning hours of September 16, 2011 while trying to arrest a suspect.  On the  one year anniversary of his death on Sunday, the NCCo Police Department will host a ceremony officially renaming the academy building on Kimberton Drive in Newark the Lt. Joseph Szczerba Police Academy.  The ceremony is open to the public and starts at 3 p.m.

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