DOINews: NPS: U.S. Park Police Holds Awards, Promotion and Swearing-In Ceremony

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On Feb. 17, 2015, the U.S. Park Police hosted an awards, promotion and swearing-in ceremony at the Anacostia Operations Facility in Washington, D.C.


Chief of Police Robert D. MacLean swears in new recruits in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Photo by USPP-NPS.

During the ceremony, U.S. Park Police conferred a total of 33 awards to recognize Force personnel for their service and continued contributions to the public and announced four promotions.

Awards included one Chief's Certificate of Appreciation, two Unit Citation Awards to a total of 16 employees, one Lifesaving Award and 15 Chief's Certificates for Outstanding Police Service.

Promotions included:

  • Lieutenant Pamela Smith, who was promoted to Captain, San Francisco Field Office
  • Lieutenant Robert Lachance, who was promoted to Captain, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and
  • Sergeant Jonathan Hofflinger, who was promoted to Lieutenant in the Washington Field Office

A total of 18 new recruits were sworn in by Chief of Police Robert D. MacLean and will begin their 18-week training program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Facility in Glynco, Ga.

By: Sgt. Lelani Woods, public information officer, USPP, NPS

March 2, 2015

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