Ocean City Police Sergeant Retires After 31+ Years of Service
OCEAN CITY, MD – (February 3, 2021): After 31+ years of dedicated service to the citizens of Ocean City, Sergeant Douglas Collier retired on January 31 from the Ocean City Police Department. Sergeant Collier began his career with the OCPD as a full-time police officer in May 1989. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2006.
During his career, Sgt. Collier has served as an instructor in several fields. He trained his fellow officers in firearms, defensive tactics, TASER, RADAR, CPR/AED, first aid, and as a classroom instructor. In addition to taking on the instructor/trainer role, Sgt. Collier was a Traffic Crash Reconstruction Expert. He dedicated his career to training and sharpening the skill set available to our officers.
After his retirement, Sgt. Collier plans to continue with his passion for education. Sgt. Collier is currently working on his second Master’s Degree in Crime Scene Investigation through Stevenson University. He looks forward to obtaining a doctorate and eventually teaching college-level Criminal Justice classes.
“I would like to thank the Town of Ocean City for providing me the excellent opportunity almost 32 years ago. It has been an amazing ride, and I am grateful for the friends and memories that I have made during my time working for the Town of Ocean City”.