On Friday, February 26, SPD celebrated the promotion of 16 officers. These officers completed the rigorous promotion process and were selected for promotion to the next rank. The diverse group of promotees are bringing experience from previous positions held in the Criminal Investigations Division and specialized units. The promotion recognition was attended by Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, City Manager Michael Brown, City Council members, SPD Command Staff members and the promotees’ family and friends.

Congratulations to the following officers:

Captain Clarence Few, Captain Shinita Young, Lieutenant Ryan Bevil, Lieutenant Nicole Kohles, Lieutenant Richard Wiggins, Sergeant Perneacia Banks, Sergeant William Barnett, Sergeant Shana Brown, Sergeant Michael Dantzler, Sergeant Benjamin Ferrero, Sergeant Jon Gibbs, Sergeant Sharif Lockett, Sergeant Amir Moustafa, Sergeant Javarin Sapp, Sergeant Jacob Schroyer and Sergeant Brandon Thomas.