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10/12/2022 - Mayor Ganim Announces Promotion of 11 Officers to the Detective Bureau

Mayor Joseph P. Ganim

Bridgeport, CT

For Immediate Release                                                                            For More Information:

October 12, 2022                                                              

-Press Release-

Mayor Ganim Announces Promotion of 11 Officers to the Detective Bureau

Bridgeport, CT– Mayor Ganim announced today that he has approved the promotion of eleven (11) police officers to join the ranks of the Bridgeport Police Department Detective Bureau.  The eleven officers have successfully passed the detective exam and will be appointed to the Bureau effective immediately.  

Mayor Ganim stated, “Public safety remains a top priority for me, and our community.  The addition of these detectives not only increases the division’s manpower but is also more representative of our diverse city.  We are proud that our Detective Bureau has a very high solve rate, adding these officers to the division will ensure that cases are investigated and brought to the courts effectively so that offenders are brought to justice and the victims of crimes have resolution.”

The Detective Bureau is the investigative division of the Police Department. Detectives assigned to the Bureau are responsible for the follow-up investigation of criminal offenses reported to the Department and building a factual case file to be presented in court. Successful investigations are then forwarded to the Connecticut State’s Attorneys offices for prosecution.

The eleven officers to be promoted to Detective are:

Carlos Vazquez                       Jose Bahr                                Robert Pascone

Phillip Norris, Jr.                    Victor Rodriguez, Jr.              Joseph Cruz Ill

Alfred Cesar                           Aaron Rivera                          John Knapp

Davon Polite                           Michael Davila

Mayor Ganim will hold a promotion ceremony in his office tomorrow, October 13th at 11:00am.