North Bay Police Service held a swearing-in a ceremony Friday morning for its two newest members, Constable Patrick Fay and Constable Colin Jerome.
Both of the service’s new officers were born and raised in North Bay, both attended École Secondaire Catholique Algonquin and both have a passion for football.
Constable Jerome has a degree in Sociology from Guelph University where he played football for the Guelph Griffons.
"He worked with youth offenders in North Bay prior to joining the North Bay Police Service," says the release. " Constable Jerome is also an advocate of a healthy lifestyle and also assists coaching football at St. Joseph’s Scollard Hall. Constable Jerome says he is grateful for the opportunity to serve the communities of North Bay and Callander like his father, who recently retired from the police service after serving the community for over 30 years."
Constable Fay graduated from Nipissing University with a B.A in Criminal Justice and Policing. For the past five years, he was employed by the OPP at their communications centre in North Bay.
"Constable Fay enjoys a fitness lifestyle and coaching football in the North Bay community.," according to a news release. "He advises he applied to be a police officer with the North Bay Police Service because he enjoys giving back to the community."