The Seaside Police Department will swear in its newest police officer Friday at 11:15 a.m. in the Seaside Council Chambers and the public is invited to attend.
Police Officer Eric D. Woodlief is a native Californian and joins the Seaside Police Department with 2 ½ years of experience as a police officer with the Napa State Hospital which employs approximately 108 sworn officers. Officer Woodlief is described as a dedicated professional who is analytical, remains calm during a crisis, and excels or exceeds standards and expectations.
Officer Woodlief graduated from the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Academy and the Napa Valley Police Academy, with an overall score of 92%. His formal education includes coursework at Merced College and Modesto Junior College.