2 KPD detectives complete rigorous NJSP crime scene course

Kearny police Det. Sgt. Neil Nelson, second from left, and Det. Jonathan Dowie, second from right, recently completed a rigorous seven-week training course offered by the New Jersey State Police on crime-scene investigation. The detectives received comprehensive instruction during the 280 hour course. Their new knowledge will result in a work product that maximizes the potential for yielding the greatest amount of forensic and investigative evidence. With the new ‘graduates’ are Det. Sgt. Michael Gonzalez, left, and Det. John Fabula.

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