Recent Promotions: BPD Announces Seven New Promotions

Pictured left to right: Commissioner Evans, Det. Cothenia Cooper, Sgt. John Teixeira, Sgt. Garrett Mitchell, Sgt. Sharon Dottin, Lt. Marwan Moss, Lt. Michael McCarthy, Det. Lucia Palomares, Chief William Gross

Recent Promotions: Congratulations to the seven members of the Boston Police Department who were promoted earlier today (Friday, November 7, 2014) during a ceremony inside the Media Room at Boston Police Headquarters. Of the seven promotees, five (three females and two males) were officers of color. Today’s promotions further underscore the promise and commitment made by both Mayor Walsh and Commissioner Evans to diversify the ranks of the Boston Police Department.  We wish all of today’s promotees nothing but the best of success in their new positions and collective efforts to protect and serve one of the best cities in America. Again, congratulations to the following: 

Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant:

Sgt. Det. Marwan Moss

Sgt. Michael McCarthy 

To Sergeant:

Det. Sharon Dottin,

Det. Garrett Mitchell

Officer John Teixeira 

Rated Detective:

Officer Cothenia Cooper

Officer Lucia Palomares