Fire and Police Commission to hold promotion ceremony Monday


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Posted Online: Jan. 04, 2013, 7:49 pm
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By Eric Timmons, etimmons@qconline.com
Rock Island Police Chief Jeff VenHuizen has announced several promotions in the department.

The Fire and Police Commission will hold a ceremony for the promotions at 9 a.m., Monday, at RoyalNeighbors of America,230 16th St., Rock Island, according to a news release.

Jason Foy was appointed deputy chief on Dec. 17. He previously was the lieutenant in charge of the Administrative/Technical Services Division.

Daniel Knittle is being promoted to lieutenant and willbe assigned to the Patrol Division as a watch commander. He previously was a sergeant assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division,persons/property unit.

Eddie Connelly is being promoted to sergeant and will beassigned as an assistant watch commander in the Patrol Division. He previously was an officer assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division.

















 




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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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