Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Galloway Promotes Four Officers; First Female Lieutenant in Galloway History

Lt. Donna Higbee being sworn in with her family
Galloway Township Mayor Don Purdy administered the Oath of Office to four Galloway Township Police Officers promoted at Tuesday's Council Meeting. 

Two Sergeant First Class and two Lieutenants, including the first female Lieutenant in Galloway History. Donna Higbee has become the first female officer to serve in the rank of Lieutenant for Galloway Township.  

Higbee was promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant. Higbee has served with Galloway Police Department for 13-years, Chief Patrick Moran said during Tuesday nights Council meeting.  Higbee served as Acting Captain for a short period of time prior to her final appointment to Lieutenant

Also promoted was Joseph Picardi (from Sergeant to Lieutenant), Eric Hendrickson (from Corporal to Sergeant First Class), and Gregory Bollinger (from Corporal to Sergeant First Class)

Chief Moran stated the promotions were the first step to a restructuring of the Police Department. The Township, through the 2015 budget process will begin to responsibly hire additional Officers to fit the necessary needs of the department.


Anonymous said...

Congratulations to Joe and his fellow officers!!

Station 26-4

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