Roseville Police Department1051 Junction Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95678
916-774-5015

1/25/2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #11-12
Subject :

Roseville Police swearing-in and awards ceremony
Contact :Dee Dee Gunther, Police Public Information Officer    (916)774-5015/257-1942
    ddgunther@roseville.ca.us
At 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 26,  Roseville Police Chief Mike Blair will host a ceremony at the Tower Theater, 417 Vernon St., to administer the oath of office to new employees, celebrate promotions, and award employees for outstanding service.

Newly promoted employees who will be recognized at Wednesday's ceremony include Police Captain Stefan Moore, Interim Police Captain Edward "Ned" Rosenbrook, Lieutenant Mervyn Screeton, Interim Lieutenant Troy Bergstrom, Sergeant Doug Blake, Interim Sergeant Brian Lewis and Police Services Administrator Claudia Raya.

Recently hired employees and volunteers who will take the oath office include Police Officer Matthew Jones, Police Cadet Cameron Bal, and Reserve Officers Tyler Ward and Greg Bakken.

Chief Blair will recognize the distinguished service of Police Officer Josh Wheeler and his canine partner Fargo.  Fargo retired this month after nine years of faithful service to Officer Wheeler and the citizens of Roseville.   Fargo earned a reputation as a tough and tenacious dog, apprehending many dangerous felons under the most adverse situations.  The Roseville Police Department wishes Fargo a long and happy retirement with the Wheeler family.

Police Officer Todd Lynn is receiving a community service award for his work as a traffic officer.  Officer Lynn enjoys giving safety presentations to school-age children.  As the lead investigator for Roseville's MAIT (Major Accident Investigation Team), Officer Lynn connects with many families in times of crisis and tragedy.  He has developed long-term relationships with collision survivors, and is known for his compassionate and caring attitude. 

Police Officer Ryan Nottleson will also receive a community service award for his work as a youth service officer, mentoring and setting a good example for teens at his assigned school campuses.   Officer Nottleson is a great ambassador for law enforcement to Roseville's youth, and the Roseville Police Department appreciates his work.

The ceremony is free and open to the public.





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