Officers sworn-in and promoted

Officers sworn-in and promotedNew Ridgecrest Police Officer Cory Huard (at left in photo above) shakes hands with Police Chief Ron Strand during a swearing-in ceremony Monday morning in the Police Station. RPD also promoted officers Ronald Bell and Daniel Armogida to the position of sergeant in a July 30 ceremony. Bell (not pictured) is a 26-year veteran of law enforcement and long-time Ridgecrest resident. He began his career with the Ridgecrest Police Department in 1988 and was one of the first DARE?officers. Armogida (not pictured), also a long-time resident, began his law enforcement career with the Ridgecrest Police Department in 2002. He has been a field-training officer since 2006 and is responsible for training new RPD officers.

Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2014-08-06