|Capt. Patrick Gannon|
Public Safety Director Eric Luke requested approval for the promotion of Lt. Patrick Gannon, a 29-year veteran of the force to the rank of captain. Gannon has been a lieutenant with the department for the past six years. He continues as the second-in-command in the department, Luke said.
|Det. Lt. John Toth|
Members of the board praised both the officers noting that the promotions were “long overdue.” Several members of the board spoke highly of the officers' performance and contributions to the township. Also in favor of the action was township attorney Rob Young who told the trustees, “the chief has made a great decision.”
Young spoke candidly about the officers noting that Gannon is “great guy to work with.
“I can't think of a better guy,” Young said.
The attorney also spoke about Toth's dedication to his job and the community.
“I know his commitment to the township and his loyalty to the citizens,” Young said.
The motion to approve the promotions was approved unanimously.