Ed (Polecat) Polstein.
New York City Police Department - Police officer. *RETIRED*
Command PSA #4, Midnight Anti-Crime Team.
Midnight Conditions Team, Sector Car covering the 5, 7, 9, 10, 13th precincts, Combat Auto, K-9 auto.
Command’s concealed weapons and tactics instructor.
Participated in a weekly task force operation with the 10 pct to curtail Gang violence, auto theft, illegal gun possession, open warrants. Participated in joint task force operation with Manhattan borough Auto Larceny Unit, WTC 9/11 and Fresh Kills Land Fill body search & recovery operation.
Past PSA #4 gym manager, and club president.
Previous command, PSA #6 - Harlem, conditions auto.
NYCPD & HB & DCJ courses attended:
Combat Pistol, Plain Cloths, Auto Theft, Vehicle Pursuit, Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit, Tactical Entry Response Team, Chemical Agent, Family Dispute, K-9, RIM Pager, Sprint Finest and Omni Computer, Live Scan, Urban Noise Measurement, WMD-Counter Terrorism.
Have been awarded numerous Departmental Recognition's for excellent police work, and for going above and beyond the call of duty.
New York Army National Guard - Aviation Division. *RETIRED*
Ranked as Sergeant (E-5) and Master Crew Chief / Technical Inspector. Responsible for aircraft flight and maintenance, assigning personnel to various work detail and conducting classes in combat and maintenance training.
Captain of Co A 642 AVN Combat Pistol Team, and Unit Combat Marksmanship Coordinator. Member of the Quick Reactionary Force, NBC Team, Combat Rescue & Recovery Team.
Activations: WTC 911, TWA Flight 800, Homeland Security.
Have been awarded numerous citations for combat and weapons qualification, and for going above and beyond the call of duty.
Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department *LIFE MEMBER*
Ex-Captain of Rescue Groups. Ex-Company #2 President.
Member of the Honor Guard. An advisor for the Juniors, and an advisor for the Deer Park FD Web Page.
Has successfully completed the following certified courses:
Firefighter, Haz-Mat, Advanced Firefighter, Heavy Rescue, Incident Command Systems, Wild Fire operations and Wild Fire Heavy Truck Operator. New York State Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Previous member of the Deer Park Extraction Team, competing in the Jaws of Life Competitions. Participated in fighting the Long Island Wild Fires.
Have been awarded numerous awards and citations for firefighting and life saving.
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICE ACADEMY:
Undergraduate Curriculum in Police Science, Social Science, Law, Physical Education, and Firearms.
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BUREAU of EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES:
Studied and completed New York State course for Emergency Medical Technician-defibrillation certified.
SUFFOLK COUNTY FIRE ACADEMY:
Undergraduate Curriculum in Fire Fighting, Advanced Fire Fighting, Heavy Rescue, Command Operations, Fire Science, Haz-Mat Operations, Confined Space.
Grumman Data Systems Institute: Woodbury, New York. Studied all aspects of testing and repairing electronic analog and digital equipment.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration - General Industry.
FORT JACKSON: South Carolina, Primary Leadership Development Course.
FORT EUSTIS: Virginia, Army Institute for Professional Development.
FORT RUCKER: Alabama, UH-1 Helicopter Repair (67N),
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION of DIVING INSTRUCTORS: Completed Sanctioned courses in Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Dive Medic, Scuba Equipment Specialist, Night Diver, Rescue Diver, Search and Salvage.
NRA BENEFACTOR MEMBER
NRA LAW ENFORCEMENT FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR
Instructor- Security Guard Certification Course.
National Safety Council
Member of the NYPD SHIELD
Gerrett Metal Detector Instructor
Hand held and Walk-Through.
Instructor- Baton and Handcuff. Baton and Handcuff Armorer
Glock Pistol Armorer
Glock Sport Shooting Foundation
New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
Suffolk Alliance of Sportsmen
International Law Enforcement Educators &
Honor Legion, Fraternal Order of Police, International Association of Auto Theft Investigators, East Coast Gang Investigators Association, and NRA.