Three new police officers welcomed to Dearborn

Photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn

Photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn

Police Chief Ronald Haddad (right) and Mayor John O’Reilly Jr. (second from right) conducted a swearing-in ceremony for the city’s newest officers: Mark Matteocci (left), Timothy Clive and Jarod Micallef.

DEARBORN – The Police Department recently added three new officers to its ranks with a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall.

The officers, Timothy Clive, 29; Jarod Micallef, 22; and Mark Matteocci, 38, attended Wayne County’s Regional Police Academy and have completed the city’s in-house training.

Clive is a 1998 graduate of Sauquoit Valley High School. He attended Mohawk Valley Community College, earning an associate’s degree in applied science. He also holds a bachelor of science degree from Utica College.

From September 2007 through May 2008, he attended the Central New York Police Academy. He also completed an internship with the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms/Explosives Agency. Clive is a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served from March 2001 until January 2003.

Micallef is a 2005 graduate of Divine Child High School. He attended Western Michigan University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice with a minor in sociology.

Matteocci is a 1989 graduate of Detroit Catholic Central High School in Redford. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in December 1989 and served for four years. Prior to joining the department, he had been employed as a parts handler at Federal Mogul in Romulus and with Chrysler as an assembler.