Stafford Officers Earn Top Marks In Fitness Competition

(Photo courtesy Stafford Police)
(Photo courtesy Stafford Police)

  STAFFORD – Two Stafford Township Police Officers are making locals proud with their recent first place win at a physical fitness competition in Maryland.

  On July 24, Stafford Officer Jorge and Officer Wiatrowski won first place in the Buds Challenge, a two-person endurance challenge hosted by Prince George’s County Police Department in Laurel, Maryland.

  According to the department: “The challenge consisted of two-man teams, who each performed endurance exercises including tire flips, sit-ups, a wall-climb, equipment carry, buddy carry, water crossing, and ended with a 4-mile trail run.”

  Officers Jorge and Wiatrowski beat out the competition, which consisted of other law enforcement agencies, Navy and Air Force teams.

  According to Stafford Police, Officer Wiatrowski has won 2 NJ Elite Challenges and 2 Prince George Iron Team Challenges. One of Stafford newest officers, Officer Jorge graduated the Ocean County Police Academy in May 2019. Jorge won for Overall Best Recruit and Most Physically Fit.

  Officers Jorge and Wiatrowski were primed to win, trained by Stafford Officers Fessler and Vincent, former winners of the NJ Elite Law Enforcement Challenge and Prince George Iron Team Challenge.