Frederick County Deputy Retires to Pursue Teaching

- FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. - After 16 years of service, a local Frederick County Sheriff's Deputy retired Friday to pursue a second career as a teacher. 

According to Sheriff Charles Jenkins, Cpl. Donald Duman will be leaving to pursue teaching in the field of criminal justice, allowing him to work closely with young people, which is one of Duman's greatest personal strengths. 

Cpl. Duman first began his career with the Sheriff's Office in March 1998 as a correctional officer. Then, in November 1998, he was hired by the office as deputy sheriff. He then attended the Frederick Police Department Academy, where upon graduation in April 1999, he was assigned to Patrol Operations where he worked until 2002. 

Officials said Cpl. Duman has received many latters and awards of appreciation from individuals and organizations recognizing and commending him for his work. he has also received multiple outstanding performace awards from the Sheriff's Office. 

Cpl. Duman served in the United States Army as a military police officer from 1993 to 1997, officials say. Duman is also currently the head football coach at Frederick high School. Upon retirement, officials say he will be taking a position with Frederick County Public Schools as a criminal justice teacher at the Career and Technology Center. 

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