The Shawnee Police Department held a formal promotional ceremony for nine officers Thursday at Shawnee City Hall.

The Shawnee Police Department held a formal promotional ceremony for nine officers Thursday at Shawnee City Hall.

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the department now has personnel at the rank of Captain.

Promoted to the rank of Captain were Rick Greenland and Scott Hill.

Receiving promotions to the rank of lieutenant were Jon Arnett, John Goss and Freeland Wood.

Advancing to the rank of sergeant were Kevin Hughey, Andrew Terry, James Wood and Darrel Williams.

Chief Mason Wilson congratulated each as family members pinned their new badges on their uniforms.

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