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Springfield Police Department Promotes Eight Officers
May 6, 2015 -Springfield, MA- The Springfield Police Department promoted eight officers in a pinning ceremony held at Police Headquarters on Pearl Street.
The promoted Officers with new rank are:
Captain Rupert Daniel
Captain David Martin
Lieutenant Lawrence Akers
Lieutenant Scott Richard
Sergeant Phillip McBride
Sergeant Donald Denault
Sergeant Mel Kwatowski
Sergeant John Carolan
Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri announced the promotions as loved ones pinned the new badges on the officers.
Mayor Domenic Sarno gave remarks on behalf of the City of Springfield.