Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
3/12/2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release #
Subject:
L.B.P.D. PROMOTES NEW LEADERS
Contact:
Media Relations Detail
(562) 570-5273
LBPDMediaRelations@longbeach.gov





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The Long Beach Police Department is proud to announce the promotion of several employees that took place at a ceremony held today at the Long Beach City College.

Command Staff level promotions included Lieutenant Donald Mauk and Lieutenant Melvin McGuire, who were promoted to the rank of Commander and will assume command of the Jail Division and West Patrol Division, respectively (view full biographies).

All employees promoted at today’s ceremony are as follows:

Commander:
Donald Mauk
Melvin McGuire

Lieutenant:
Michael Solomita
Brian McPhail
Byron Blair

Sergeant:
Kenny Cruz
Alex Gassler
Robert Davenport

Special Services Officer IV:
Lisa Bodmer
Catrina Schmidt

Bureau Secretary:
Veronica Martinez

Administrative Analyst III:
Leslie Bruce

Senior Accountant:
Jonathan Mendoza

Accounting Technician:
Gina Liwanag

The men and women of the Long Beach Police Department congratulate the newly promoted employees and wishes them continued success in their new assignments.