Captain Nicholas Augustine is the director of Personnel Division for the Montgomery County Department of Police. His division is responsible for the recruiting, hiring, and promoting of sworn and professional staff employees. Over his 19 years of law enforcement experience, Captain Augustine has been assigned to a variety of positions to include deputy commander of a district, director of Policy, Planning, & Quality Assurance Division, and the executive officer for the assistant chief of police and the chief of police. He attained his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland University College in Criminal Justice and his graduate degree from Arizona State University. Captain Augustine has been recognized for implementing innovative solutions to address issues affecting the community as well as the police department.