On Tuesday, January 20th, several members of the Azusa Police Department were promoted at the council meeting held at city hall.
Lieutenant Steve Hunt was promoted to Captain. Captain Hunt will now oversee the Operations Division. You can learn more about Captain Hunt and the Operations Division by clicking here.
Sergeant Sam Fleming was promoted from sergeant to Lieutenant. Lieutenant Fleming will perform his duties as a watch commander, and will be the service area commander for the east side of the city, which is referred to as SAC 3. You can learn more about SAC 3 by clicking here.
Corporal Terry Smith was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Sergeant Smith will perform his duties as a watch sergeant assigned to the patrol division. Also in the patrol division will be Corporal Nick Covarrubias who was promoted from the position of detective.
New Team Members
Joining our great team here at the Azusa Police Department are Officer Anthony Conwell and Officer Rubia Rivas. Officer Conwell recently graduated the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Academy and is currently in the field training program. Officer Rivas transferred from the Placentia Police Department and is currently assigned to the patrol division.
Congratulations to all these great officers who make the Azusa Police Department a leading law enforcement agency in the United States.
Pictured above, from left to right (back row): Captain Hunt, Officer Conwell, Sergeant Smith, Lieutenant Fleming, Corporal Covarrubias, Captain Chavez. Bottom row, left to right: Officer Rivas, Chief Gonzalez.