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Officer Jake Massoth has been with the Muncie Police Department for just over 2 years. Prior to joining our department, Jake was a Correctional Officer with the Delaware County Jail. Jake completed his Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology at Ball State University. More recently, Jake completed his Master's of Science in Public Safety and Criminal Justice from Indiana University.
Jake is currently assigned to the night shift. Jake recently completed Child First training for children's forensic interviews. Jake said he's always focused on getting guns and drugs off of our streets. Jake also is passionate about getting children out of households where they're neglected or living in dangerous situations.
In his free time, Jake likes to travel. He's been to Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Western Europe, and 38 states. Jake's pro-active police style resulted in 350 arrests in 2017. Jake is the first police officer in his family. Jake said that his goal for each shift is to make Muncie a safer place to live and to make an impact on children.