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Sgt. Jason Hendershot

Sgt. Hendershot is a 1995 Graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology. In 1996 he began employment as a Security Guard at Pittsburgh's USX Tower. He was promoted to various positions, and departed in 1999 as Assistant Director of Security at the USX Tower.

In 1999 he began employment with the Carnegie Mellon University Police Department. He attended the IUP Police Academy held at CMU in 2000, and was promoted to Police Officer in 2003. Over the past 6 years he has been very active in Traffic Enforcement and Field Training. In the fall of 2008 Sgt. Hendershot attended the Pennsylvania State Police Firearm Instructor program, and became active in implementing new firearms training techniques at CMUPD.

  • Training Coordinator
  • Range Master
  • Accreditation Manager
  • Traffic Unit Supervisor