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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