MPD welcomed Officer Amanda Yanovitch to the force on August 14th during a ceremony at police headquarters. Officer Yanovitch graduated the Reading Regional Police Academy on August 13th after completing 26 weeks of training. She will now begin an orientation period before being assigned to field training officers in the patrol division. Officer Yanovitch hails from a distinguished family of public servants. Her grandfather, James F. Dockery, served the City of Malden as a firefighter for 35 years. Her father, Robert Selfridge, and brother, Cameron Selfridge, are both current Malden police officers.