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Seven Officers Promoted to the Rank of Sergeant Effective Tomorrow

4/30/2013

 April 30, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Chief Steve Anderson today announced the promotion of seven officers to the rank of sergeant effective tomorrow to fill existing supervisory vacancies in several precincts.
          
The seven new sergeants are:

  • Patrick Baird, a six-year police department veteran who holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Western Kentucky University and was most recently assigned to the South Precinct.  Baird will now be a supervisor at the Madison Precinct.
  • Brent Gibson, an eleven-year police department veteran who was most recently assigned to the Canine Unit.  Gibson will now be a supervisor at the Hermitage Precinct.
  • James A. Hickman, a nine-year police department veteran who was most recently assigned to the Hermitage Precinct.  Hickman will now be a supervisor at the Central Precinct.
  • Raymond Jones, a six-year police department veteran who holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Tennessee State University and most recently was assigned as a School Resource Officer at Pearl-Cohn High School.  Jones will now be a supervisor at the Hermitage Precinct.
  • Edward Westerman, a 17-year police department veteran who holds a Bachelor’s Degree from UT Chattanooga and most recently was assigned as a School Resource Officer at Gra-Mar Middle School.  Westerman will now be a supervisor at the West Precinct.
  • Atif Williams, an eight-year police department veteran who holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and was most recently assigned to the Central Precinct’s Motorcycle Unit.  Williams will now be a supervisor at the West Precinct.
  • Brian Williams, a six-year police department veteran who holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of South Florida and was most recently assigned as a Field Training Officer at the West Precinct.  Williams will now be a supervisor at the Central Precinct.

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New Sergeant Patrick Baird New Sergeant Brent GibsonNew Sergeant James HickmanNew Sergeant Raymond JonesNew Sergeant Edward WestermanNew Sergeant Atif WilliamsNew Sergeant Brian Williams