Rockland Police introduces new officer to the neighborhood

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 1:15pm

    ROCKLAND — The Rockland Police Department announced Oct. 15, 2021, on its Facebook page, the hiring of Officer Michael Izzi to the force.

    Izzi grew up in Connecticut before attending college in Massachusetts. After earning Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice in 2009, he was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served four years active duty as a Military Police Officer.

    After active duty, Officer Izzi transferred to the United States Marine Corps Reserve where he serves as a Logistics Officer. Officer Izzi continues to serve in the reserves and currently holds the rank of Major.

    Officer Izzi began his civilian law enforcement career in 2014 with the City of Alexandria, Virginia; graduating from the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. During his time at the Alexandria Police Department, Officer Izzi served as a Patrol Officer, member of the Civil Disturbance Unit, was a trained Crisis Intervention Team Member, and a member of the Special Operations Team. Officer Izzi earned a Master's Degree in Justice Studies from Southern New Hampshire University in 2017.

    “Officer Izzi is excited to serve the citizens of Rockland as he continues his career in law enforcement, while enjoying all that Midcoast Maine has to offer,” said RPD, in the Facebook posting.