Tuesday, October 14, 2014

USPP SWAT Teams Compete In Iron Team Event

Officer Michael Fermaint lifting stone barbell during Prince Georges County’s fifth annual Iron Team Competition
On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, members of the United States Park Police (USPP) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit participated in the 5th annual Iron Team Competition hosted by the Prince George's County Police Department.

A total of 34 teams entered the competition, to include two USPP SWAT teams, other local police department SWAT/ERT Teams, Military Special Ops teams, and teams from as far as northern New Jersey. The competition consisted of numerous strength, endurance, and cardio challenges.

USPP Team 1 consisting of Officer Michael Ocetnik, Officer Michael Fermaint, Officer Jack Edington, and Officer Todd Monfette finished 5th out of 34 teams. All unit members who participated, volunteered, coached, and supported the event did an outstanding job of representing themselves, the unit, and the Force.