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Monmouth University criminal justice majors Catherine Jones and Justin Blake received the Monmouth University Police Department Law Enforcement Award at a ceremony held on May 10.  Jones and Blake each received a $700 award from Monmouth University Police Sergeant Milt Morris and Detective Sergeant Ken Kennedy.

Catherine Jones, a resident of Toms River, has a 3.5 average.   Cathy is the president of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society – Omega Theta Phi Chapter 2012-2013 and a member of the Society of female criminologists at Monmouth University.  She has worked for the Department of Conference and Event Services at Monmouth University and has served an intern with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office in the Juvenile Justice Unit.

Justin Blake, a resident of West Long Branch, has a 3.0 average.  Justin is a member of the Long Branch Fire Company and the West Long Branch Fire Company. He works as a lifeguard.

The Monmouth University Police Department Law Enforcement Award is given to a criminal justice major with a strong GPA and a background in community service organizations.  The award is made possible through contributions from members of the Monmouth University Police Department.

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