Pictured left to right Bottom Row: Chief James M. Schulhafer; Lt. Brian A. Fech; Lt. Airan Fernandez; Lt. Christopher M. Guenther; Mayor Derek Armstead; and Police Chaplain Father Krol. Top Row: Sgt. Michael J. Cataline; Sgt. Scott P. Salerno; Sgt. Gavin M. Sheehan; and Sgt. Joseph J. Birch
In a ceremony filled with family, friends, and colleagues at Linden City Hall on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, seven veteran police officers were promoted to new ranks in the police department.
Three sergeants were promoted to the rank of lieutenant and four officers were promoted to the rank of sergeant to fill existing vacancies.
The officers were administered the oath of office by City Clerk Joseph Bodek and were surrounded by family members.
Mayor Derek Armstead and Chief James M. Schulhafer congratulated the men on their achievement and wished them continued success in their careers.