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Rockland hires veteran officer

Feb 11, 2021
Photo by: Rockland Police Department Officer Daniel DuHamel

Rockland — The Rockland Police Department announced Feb. 11 that a veteran officer has been hired.

Officer Daniel DuHamel earned a bachelor’s degree in administration of justice from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. After college, he began his career in law enforcement in January 1995 in Illinois.

DuHamel completed a 10-week police academy in Illinois and retired from the Quincy, Illinois Police Department after 21 1/2 years of service; with the final rank of patrol lieutenant.

During his time with the Illinois department, DuHamel spent seven years as a detective and 10 years as a patrol sergeant; with the final two years being spent as a patrol lieutenant.

After retiring from Illinois, DuHamel worked for the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in Beaufort, S.C. from June 2016 to December 2020. During his tour with Beaufort County, DuHamel spent his last three years working as a homicide detective, with the last two years as a detective sergeant. He also completed a six-week police academy while working in South Carolina.

According to the Rockland Police Department's Facebook page, "DuHamel is excited to work for the citizens of Rockland and is looking forward to meeting everyone at the next Lobster Festival."

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