Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Six New Officers Join the Manassas City Police Department‏

City of Manassas, VA . . . Six newManassas City Police Officers were sworn into office at the Jan. 13, 2014 City Council Meeting.

Officer Ashley “Nikki” Bowman is a native of the Manassas area and attended Stonewall Jackson High School.  Officer Bowman has always wanted to be a police officer.  Her father, Virginia State Trooper Johnny Bowman, was killed in the line of duty in 1984.

Officer Bradley Campbell grew up in the City of Manassas and attended Osbourn High School.  His father served as a Virginia state trooper for 28 years, which spurred Officer Campbell’s interest in law enforcement.

Officer Jonathan Casteline was born and raised in New Jersey and graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a bachelor’s degree in Law and Society.  He is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran where he served as a network specialist.

Officer Nicole Robitaille is a graduate of West Springfield High School.  She is finishing an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice at Northern Virginia Community College.  Her fiancĂ© and daughter will be a great support system for this new MCPD officer.

Officer Zachary Rocco is a native to the Prince William County area and attended High School at Osbourn Park.  He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary with a degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences. Becoming a police officer has been a lifelong dream for Officer Rocco.  His father, David Rocco, spent his entire career with the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office.

Officer Jacob Turpin comes to the City of Manassas from North Carolina.  He attended Longwood University and has served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, with one tour in Iraq.  He and his wife and two children, live in Herndon, VA.

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Caption:  (L to R) Officer Rocco, Officer Turpin, Officer Casteline, Chief Keen, Officer Campbell, Officer Robitaille, and Officer Bowman.

Patty Prince
Public Affairs Specialist
City of Manassas, VA
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