Correctional Officer, Delaware Dept. of Correction
Delano Smith, an alumnus of the Wilmington campus, received his associate's degree from the AAP in 2014. While continuing his education at the Newark campus, he minored in Spanish and legal studies and worked as a teaching assistant for Dr. Ivan Sun's Problems of Policing class. In the course of earning his bachelor's degree, Delano also interned with the Delaware Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services, which provides detention, treatment, probation, and aftercare services to Delaware minors who are referred by Family Court. In spring 2017, Delano completed the Delaware Dept. of Correction's nine-week Correctional Employee Initial Training program (CEIT). He joined 16 fellow correctional officers in receiving a DOC assignment and taking the oath of office at the CEIT swearing-in ceremony held in July 2017.