Pictured here are City of Hart Police Sergeant¬†Kevin Skipski and Police Chief Juan Salazar.
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Pictured¬†Left to Right:
Officer Brian Hintz, Officer Shawn Anderson, Chief Juan Salazar, Sgt. Kevin Skipski, Officer Joe Ingalls.
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Detective Sergeant Kevin Skipski was born and raised in Manistee, Michigan; he attended Manistee Catholic Central High School where he participated in both Track & Field and Football.¬† After graduation, Kevin enlisted in the United States Army and served his entire tour in West Germany.¬† After his initial enlistment, he again served two separate tours with the Michigan Army National Guard as a Combat Medic.¬†
After the military, Kevin attended the West Shore Community College Police Academy and received his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.¬† He has also attended Lansing Community College and the University of Wisconsin.¬† Kevin has worked in both the City of Hart and the Scottville Police Departments.¬† He served 25 years as a Firefighter/EMT for the Charter Township of Filer, retiring as an Assistant Chief.¬† Kevin also served as a Tactical Medic for the Manistee County Sherriff Department ERT team and was the township Constable for 15 years.¬† He has been the Senior Drill Instructor at the WSCC Police academy for the past 15 years, instructing physical training and health and wellness.
Kevin is currently assigned as a Detective/Sergeant and School Resource Officer for the Hart Police Department and Hart Public Schools.¬† He serves as the department‚Äôs instructor for firearms, CPR, Taser, patrol rifle, skid car steering and ALICE. In addition, Kevin is also the Field Training Officer, TEAM and STEP instructor and evidence technician.¬† He is a worthy addition to the Police Department.
Kevin has been awarded the American Police Hall of Fame Life Saving Award on two separate occasions and also the Police Commendation award.
Kevin continues his interest and hobby as a magician/illusionist and has performed in many locations across Michigan.¬† He is also a fireworks enthusiast and has conducted many Class C fireworks shows, including several for the Hart High school Homecoming football games.
T.E.A.M. is a school-based law related education program taught by specially trained officers.
Unlawful and youthful risk taking behavior is addressed in this program, with lessons on the law and consequences that commonly affect students.
Sgt. Kevin Skipski is responsible for the Hart T.E.A.M. Chapter.
Download a File:
T.E.A.M. Program Overview
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