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"BUSINESS &amp;'REAL ESTATE RIDA. MARCH 5- MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010 39 Cape Gazette e new ns appointment by calling 853-1014. Dixon will continue a program commander to Troop 7 Capt. H to Aviat By Kerry Ke., kester@cap Delaware is now uric Capt. Glenn Troop 7 fro1 lice headqu agan moves ion Unit ter gazette.com State Police Troop 7 er new leadership. Dixon transferred to n Delaware State Po- December, when Capt. Ron Hagan transferred to the Aviation Unit, where he now serves as commander of Aviation South. Lt. Benjamin Parsons trans- Glenn Dixon ferred from the Aviation Unit to replace Lt. Roger Willey as deputy commander in charge of traffic, and Lt. Mark Rust trans- ferred frortL Troop 5 to replace Lt. Sean i[oriarty as deputy commande:" in charge of crime. Willey and Vioriarty left to serve in Internal ters. Dixon saJ build on t] working troop corn and grown Affairs at headquar- t he will continue to e community net- rograms previous manders have built For example, he is : ,.v,. ,4:.,:.-,: : ;:- .., .,, v  v :.., - .r..>:<,, . ..,,. o!.,- ,:;- {,T,,,  .<.; : ....... working with the Nighbohood Watch groups, business organi- zations and othegroups to strengthen the partlaerships be- tween the community and ;Froop 7. "I realize we ca plish our goal of p] safest environment the citizens and vi, area without helpin nal investigators at not accom- ovidirlg the possible to itors in our g our crimi- Troop 4 in Georgetown and ttn oughot the state," said Dixon. ' We will uti- lize both traffic- and crimeltrend data as much as possible agd rely on the expertise of qur inv.qstiga- tors to assist us in p:eventig in- juries and death on our high- ways, and in investigating and preventing crime," sMd Dion. The new captain has ready added a new servic at Trpop 7. The troop, in partnership with the Office Of Highway Safety, re- cently launched a c ring station at the Route 1, approxim mile south of Five fitting station, w[ staffed by certifiec technicians, is open to 2 p.m., the secon Thursday of each hild-seat fit- barracks on ately a half ?oints. The ich will be safety-seat from 10 a.m. at Troop 7 in which one officer is designated as a in-house detec- tive responsible for locating sus- pects with active warrants, fol- lowing up on trends or leads and conducting traffic enforcement duties. "I plan to lead by being acces- sible to all personnel at Troop 7," said Dixon. "I enjoy the cama- raderie at the troop level and be- lieve in the team approach in solving problems. In discussions with lieutenants, I know each ad- ministrator is interested in team building and providing the best working environment possible. This can best be accomplished by listening to personnel and boosting their confidence, then remaining flexible so we can try new methods that not only bene- fit troop personnel but also the community as a whole." Dixon holds a master's degree in career and technical educa- tion from Wilmington Universi' ty, and a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Wilming- ton College. He is also a gradu- ate of the Federal Bureau of In- vestigation National Academy and the Delaware State Police Training Academy. Dixon has served as the direc- tor of planning and research; di- rector of the Video Lottery Unit; Troop 5 commander; deputy commander of the Traffic Con- trol Section; patrol supervisor at Troop 3, Troop 4 and Troop 5; member of the Tactical Control Unit; K-9 Unit member at Troop 5i and patrol officer at Troop 5. Criminal investigations Rust is the deputy commander who oversees criminal-related matters at Troop 7. Rust, who holds a bachelor of science de- gree from the University of Delaware, is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville. Rust started his career with the state police in 1984, after Continued on page 40 00lla, NC Yae.aion Book Online a Over 500Vacation Homes from Duck to Corolla, Oceanfront to SoundfronL Private Pools, Hot Tubs, Pets and More.. www.brind|eybeach.com 1-877-64-BEACH "SERVICe_ FRSL.. FuN A'AYS " WindstOne. Milton, DE g from $199,900" 7:948 from $159,900* 302.227.1053