BRADENTON — Master Patrol Officer Jenifer Lesko has been named Female Officer of the Week by the Bradenton Police Department.
After graduating from high school in Massillon, Ohio, Lesko joined the U.S. Army where she served for three years. While in the Army, Lesko was stationed in Hawaii and received recognition for being a Distinguished Honor graduate.
Lesko attended the University of Hawaii and, in 2003, attended Hillsborough Community College Law Enforcement Academy where she received law enforcement certification. She was a class leader.In 2006, Lesko was hired by the Bradenton Police Department and has served in the Detective Division and the Narcotics Division. She is a master patrol and field training officer.