Westfield, NJ Newspaper...... Thursday, December 04, 1997
Chris Battiloro Graduates Stamler Police Academy
Christopher Battiloro of Westfield (pictured left with Westfield Chief of Police Anthony J. Scutti) graduated last week from the John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains. He is the son of Westfield Fire Chief and Mrs. Paul A. Battiloro, Jr.
Officer Battiloro was presented with three awards during the December 4 commencement ceremony.
These included the Union County Police Chiefs Associations Academic Achievement Award, which is given to the individual who graduated with the highest academic average.
He was also the recipient of the Anthony Lordi Award, which is presented to an officer who exhibits excellent achievement in the area of criminal code, law and arrest and search and seizure.
In addition, Officer Battiloro was given the John H. Stamler Merit Award, presented to the individual whom the class votes as the one officer they would like to have as a partner.
Officer Battiloro, prior to attending the police academy, worked as a dispatcher for two years with the Westfield Police Department. He is a graduate of Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.