Lackawanna College and Police Academy Extend Support to Wounded Detective

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Lackawanna College and the Lackawanna College Police Academy extends our unwavering support
and prayers to Detective Kyle Gilmartin, his family, friends, and all of the brave men and women
who make up the Scranton Police Department.

Detective Kyle Gilmartin was shot and seriously wounded while honorably performing his duties on
January 11, 2024. This tragic act of violence services as a stark reminder of the dangers our local law
enforcement officers face on a daily basis while serving and protecting our communities.

Lackawanna College has a longstanding and meaningful relationship with the Scranton Police
Department, and Detective Kyle Gilmartin was a distinguished graduate of our Police Academy in 2010.

His resilience, integrity, heroism, and unwavering dedication to duty serve as a shining
example of the highest standards in law enforcement.

We extend our heartfelt wishes for a swift and complete recovery for Detective Kyle Gilmartin. Our
thoughts and support are with him and all those who uphold the noble cause of ensuring the safety
and well-being of our society.