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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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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