Eric Pernie, born and raised in Michigan, graduated from Ferris State University Summa Cum Laude with a Criminal Justice degree. Eric was a Member of the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society while he attended Ferris State University. He received his police certification from Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) upon graduating in 2005, and he immediately started as a road patrol officer at the Bloomfield Township Police Department.
As a police officer for nearly 11 years, Eric was trained to use RADAR and LIDAR speed detectors, administer Preliminary Breath Tests and the Datamaster Breathalyzer, investigate drivers who may be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, and to administer the Standardized Field Sobriety Tasks. He also has child forensic interviewing training, emergency 911-dispatcher training, and was a crime scene evidence technician while also training new police officers as a field training officer.
Eric received two life saving awards from Bloomfield Township Police Department; one when he resuscitated a two-year-old child who was unresponsive in a pool, and the other when he revived a person in cardiac arrest.
Working full-time as a police officer, Eric attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2009. He was appointed to the Dean’s List multiple times and received the Jurisprudence Book Award in Michigan Criminal Practice. He began clerking at the Abood Law Firm in April 2013 and graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in January 2014.
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