Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
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Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
3/16/2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2017
Subject:
L.B.P.D. PROMOTES NEW LEADERS
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3-16-17 Promotion Ceremony

The Long Beach Police Department is proud to announce that several police employees were promoted at a ceremony held today in City Hall Council Chambers. The employees and their new ranks are listed below:

Promoted to Commander :
Lieutenant Jeffrey Berkenkamp*

Appointed to Personnel Administrator:
Paula Gallegos

Promoted to Lieutenant:
Sergeant Darren Lance
Sergeant Ty Burford

Promoted to Sergeant:
Officer Adam Sturgeon

Promoted to Special Services Officer IV:
Special Services Officer III Manuel Flores
Special Services Officer III Andrew Gonzalez

The men and women of the Long Beach Police Department congratulates the newly promoted/appointed employees and wishes them continued success in their new leadership roles.

* Commander Berkenkamp was promoted in January 2017, however, he was unable to attend the promotion ceremony held in January and was recognized at today’s ceremony.