Friday, February 19, 2016

RPD to Promote Fourteen Officers from within its Ranks

February 18, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is pleased to announce the promotions of 14 officers to the ranks of deputy chief, major, captain, lieutenant and sergeant at 10 a.m. tomorrow, February 19 at the Richmond Police Training Academy, 1202 W. Graham Road.

Major Dwight C. Jones will join Chief Alfred Durham for the promotion of one new deputy chief, two new majors, three new captains, four new lieutenants and four new sergeants. Between them, these officers have more than 250 years of experience with the Richmond Police Department.

Promoted to the rank of deputy chief is:

1.     Steve Drew

Being promoted to the rank of major are:

1.     Darrell Goins

2.     Roger Russell

Being promoted to the rank of captain are:

1.     William Blackwell

2.     Greer Gould

3.     Daniel Minton

Being promoted to the rank of lieutenant are:

1.     William Brereton

2.     Harold Giles

3.     Ken Roane

4.     Bill Woo 

Being promoted to the rank of sergeant are:

1.     Bruce Gochenour

2.     Stacy Rogers

3.     Brian Sheridan

4.     Michael Stinger

The public and media are encouraged to attend.