Morris County Prosecutor Honors Their U.S. Military Veterans
Morris County Prosecutor's Office Honors the Military Veterans working with the MCPO. Happy Veterans Day!
In honor of Veterans Day, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office began the annual tradition of recognizing U.S. Military Veterans who serve in the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. The program was the idea of then Chief of Staff Daniel Pfeiffer, himself an Army Veteran.
On November 7, 2022, Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and his command staff again recognized Veterans Day with Morris County Prosecutor’s Office members who served in the United States Armed Forces before pursuing a career with the Prosecutor’s Office.
Twenty-one (21) current and former members have been recognized as U.S. Veterans. This year, Detective Dakota Keyworth was presented with a certificate of recognition for his service.
The following list identifies each member, and the respective military branch in which they served: *Deceased
Chief of Staff Daniel Pfeiffer - U.S. Army
Deputy Chief Robert McNally - U.S. Marine Corps
Captain Harrison Dillard - U.S. Army
Detective Supervisor Christopher Vanadia - U.S. Army
Lieutenant Michael Gomez - U.S. Army
Detective Supervisor Jimmy Atoche - U.S. Army
Detective Supervisor Joseph Ellis - U.S. Army
Detective Muhammad Thomas - U.S. Marine Corps
Assistant Prosecutor Julian Hill - U.S. Army
Detective Janet Thai - U.S. Marine Corps
Lieutenant Edward Jones - U.S. Air Force
Sergeant Robert McDermott - U.S. Coast Guard
Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Francine Ehrenberg - U.S. Army
Detective Edward Mitreuter - U.S. Marine Corps
Assistant Prosecutor Robert Preziosi - U.S. Army
Director Al Imperiale* - U.S. Army
Agent John Jespersen - U.S. Marine Corps
Detective Anthony Del Viscovo - U.S. Air Force
Detective Owen M. Curry - U.S. Marine Corps
Detective Thomas McEnroe - United States Marine Corps Reserve
Detective Dakota Keyworth - U.S. Army
Appointed to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office in January, Keyworth was also recognized as the newest MCPO member to be added to the Veteran’s Honor Roll.
The following information reflects his service accomplishments.
Detective Dakota Keyworth
Prior to joining the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Detective Keyworth served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, in the New Jersey National Guard, and as a Detective with the Town of Dover Police Department. Detective Keyworth has earned numerous commendations and medals.
Detective Keyworth graduated from the Morris County Police Academy, the U.S. Army Military Police School 31B10-OSUT, and the Morris County School of Technology. In addition to completing several professional training courses, he is an Axon Taser Instructor, NJPTC Firearms Instructor, Patrol Service Rifle Instructor, and Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) Instructor, and is Medical First Responder Certified.
Prosecutor Carroll said, “The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office would like to thank and recognize the service of the veterans in New Jersey law enforcement, especially those within our Prosecutor’s Office. Military veterans demonstrate self-sacrifice and dedication that make our country strong. Morris County is blessed to have many veterans serve in local and county law enforcement, and for their continuing service to keeping Morris County citizens safe. God Bless these proud veterans and their families.”
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