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Meet the Officers
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Sergeant J. Jett

Cpl. Jett joined the Crofton Police Department in November 2019.  He was employed for 21 years with the Anne Arundel County Sheriffs Office.  He spent 17 years assigned to the K9 Unit, handling 3 explosive/patrol trained K9’s. He is a Certified Instructor in the following: Police K9 Instructor, Fire Arms Instructor, Chemical Munitions and OC Spray Instructor, Less Lethal Weapons Instructor, Active Shooter Instructor.   He is a SERT Team Member. During his career with the County Sheriff's Office he was awarded 7 Sheriffs Office Unit Citations, 5 Sheriffs citations,100 Club Award, and West County Officer of the Year Award. 


Corporal J. Sims

John is a combat veteran who proudly served 10-years in the United States Army. While in the Army John earned three Parachute Certifications; Italy, British and American where he was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, all while earning his Bachelor's Degree in Logistics. Throughout his tenure in the military John also earned the coveted Drill Sergeants Badge and the Allied Mobile Forces Badge. After the military John joined the Laurel Police Department where he received numerous awards; Life Saving Award, Chief’s Award, Officer of the Year Award, Gold Medal of Valor, Maryland State Medal of Valor and Honorable Mention in Parades Magazine for being one of the top 10 Law Enforcement Officers in the Country to name a few.  After retiring, John joined the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office where he continued earning awards and accolades; Anne Arundel Co Chamber of Commerce Two-Times Deputy of the Year, Sheriff’s Citations and Service Award, again to name a few. John has held many positions in his almost 30 years of Law Enforcement including but not limited to; Detective, Emergency Response Team, (SWAT) Member/Leader with both the Police Department and the Sheriff’s Office, Community Policing Officer, Citizens Police Instructor, Academy Instructor, Active Shooter Instructor, Background Investigator, Chemical Munitions Instructor, Cops Camp Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Enhance Instructor, Field Training Officer, TASAR Instructor, Ti Simulator Instructor and a Train the Training Instructor.

Outside of Law Enforcement John is a 5th Degree Black-Belt in the Art of Snow Tiger and a First Baptist Church of Glenarden Male Choir Member.

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