Thursday, May 19, 2022


City of Wayne Police Chief Ryan Strong recently announced the promotion of Ofc. Matthew Whalen to the rank of sergeant, effective May 11. The new sergeant is a veteran member of the department and has served in several capacities including as a Field Training Officer, defensive tactics Instructor, mobile field force consortium member, and as a taser instructor. Whalen is also a the recipient of a MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) award in which he was recognized for his outstanding commitment to enforcing drunk driving laws.