Professor Jirard appointed to Sheriff and Deputy Education and Training Board

Governor Tom Wolf appointed Stephanie Jirard J.D., Shippensburg University professor of criminal justice, to the Pennsylvania Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Board.

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, through Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program provides certification and re-certification training to all active sheriffs and deputy sheriffs in the Commonwealth. The Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Board determines the training needs of the sheriffs and deputy sheriffs and provides for the administration of these training programs.

"I am humbled to be chosen by Gov. Wolf to serve on the Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff's Training and Education Board. I look forward to serving with professionals dedicated to preparing the men and women who serve their communities to perform their law enforcement duties at the highest level. It is an honor to represent Ship and my fellow criminal justice educators," Jirard said.

Jirard took the oath to serve in front of Cumberland County Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Birbeck and began her three-year term immediately.