CHPD: Annual Swearing-In, Promotional, and Awards Ceremony

CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA (MPG)  |  Citrus Heights Police Department Media Release
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CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA (MPG) - The Citrus Heights Police Department held its 12th annual Swearing-In, Promotional, and Awards Ceremony at the Citrus Heights Community Center.  The ceremony was attended by several regional law enforcement dignitaries, the Citrus Heights City Council, the Citrus Heights City Manager, Christopher Boyd, and members of the public.

During the ceremony, Police Chief Ronald Lawrence promoted Sergeant Chad Morris to Lieutenant, Officer Brian Barron to Sergeant, and Records Assistant Tiffany Campbell to Records Supervisor.  A total of seven Police Officers, nine Reserve Police Officers, one Code Enforcement Officer, two Animal Services Officers, four dispatchers, one Records Assistant, and five professional staff were sworn in and took the oath of office.

Fifteen volunteers and six Police Explorers were also honored and received their badges.

The following officers, staff members, and community members were recognized and honored during the ceremony:

•              Sergeant Eric Dias received the Chief’s award

•              Reserve Officer Gregory Cowart Received the Chief’s award

•              Officer Richard Vryheid received the department’s first baby delivery ribbon

•              Officer Daniel Tsverov received a life-saving ribbon

•              Officer William Dunning received a life-saving ribbon

•              Officer Jason Kohagen received a life-saving ribbon

•              Officer Aaron Johnson received a life-saving ribbon

•              Officer Justin Bridges received a life-saving ribbon

•              The Problem Oriented Policing Unit and the Code Enforcement Unit received a certificate of recognition

•              Officer Justin Bridges received a certificate of recognition

•              Officer Nick Oldwin received a certificate of recognition

•              Officer Bryan Gore received a proactive policing ribbon

•              Officer Chrystal Battaglia received a proactive policing ribbon

•              Officer Taylor Rutledge received a proactive policing ribbon

•              Officer David Tsverov received a proactive policing ribbon

•              The Property and Evidence Team received a team achievement ribbon

•              The Honor Guard received a team achievement ribbon

•              Community Service Officer Larissa Wasilevsky received a certificate of recognition

•              Long-time Police Volunteer, Donna McCain, received the exceptional volunteerism award

•              Long-time Police Volunteer, Charlotte Corothers, received a distinguished citizen award

•              Civilian Carson Boyd (12 years old) received the distinguished citizen award

•              Civilian Cheyanne Anquoe received the distinguished citizen award

•              Civilian Anthony Klein received the distinguished citizen award

The ceremony is the police department’s way of expressing a deep appreciation for all of the hard work, sacrifices, and continuous dedication every member displays to each other and to our awesome community every single day.

“The citizens of Citrus Heights deserve to be proud of their police department, as they are well protected and professionally served by group of dedicated individuals. Those recognized at this ceremony, as well as all of our police employees are committed to providing the highest of service possible.” – Chief Ronald A. Lawrence

Source: Citrus Heights Police Department Media Release