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Chief Maggard Swears in Irvine's Newest Police Officer


Officer Cronin was joined by members of his family, his new coworkers as well as fellow graduates from his academy class.  After the ceremony, Jade Mazzio and Lieutenant Allan conducted an orientation and tour of the Department for Officer Cronin’s family and friends.


Officer Cronin graduated from the 142nd class of the Golden West Police Academy on Friday, September, 16th.  He was an active member of the graduating class, serving as both Class Chaplain and Class Treasurer.  Officer Cronin was also selected as Class President by his peers, the position responsible for speaking on behalf of the class at the graduation ceremony.


Although new to the Irvine Police Department, Officer Cronin is no stranger to the law enforcement profession.  In 2000 he served as a Police Cadet for the Newport Beach Police Department, from 2001 through 2004 he was a Newport Beach Community Service Officer and for the past three years  he has served as a Reserve Deputy for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.  In addition to his service to the community, Officer Cronin worked on his formal education and worked as a Youth Pastor at Saint Andrew Lutheran Church in Whittier.


Officer Cronin will be completing his orientation over the next two weeks and will soon begin the Field Training Program. 


Congratulations Officer Cronin and welcome to the family.