La Plata Police Department via Facebook

Officer John Piersa Selected as La Plata Police Department’s Officer of the Year: Officer Piersa was selected for his ongoing efforts to identify and locate impaired drivers and his proactive approach to law enforcement.

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Officer John Piera, La Plata Police Department 2019

In 2018, Officer Piersa also made several arrests involving individuals with handguns and for the distribution of controlled substances.

Prior to joining LPPD, Officer Piersa served his country in the US Navy and as a police officer for a municipal police department in Pennsylvania.

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