STILL SEEKING JUSTICE: ONE OFFICER'S STORY
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A former Baltimore City (Western and Northern Districts) and Crofton, Maryland Police Officer and Kingwood, West Virginia Chief of Police - Joel has also served as General Manager of Alpine Lake Resort in Terra Alta, West Virginia and as a Security Consultant based in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Joel has been a certified Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Instructor. He was Vice-Chairman of the multi-jurisdictional Tygart Valley Narcotics and Violent Crime Task Force. He has established an exploratory committee for a possible run for Preston County West Virginia Sheriff in 2020.
Joel was appointed to the 2015-2016 term of the Morgantown West Virginia daily newspaper's community advisory board, As such he was a featured guest editorial columnist in The Dominion Post. He is currently a frequent contributor to NJ Blue Now, NY Blue Now, and CT Blue Now law enforcement magazines.
Joel makes his home in North Central West Virginia with his wife and family pets.
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