Los Alamos Police Host Promotion Ceremony

Members of the Los Alamos Police Department hosted a ceremony Thursday in Magistrate Court at the Justice Center in which two officers, a public service aide and a detention officer received promotions. From left, newly promoted PSA Supervisor Robert Aragon, Sgt. Daniel Roberts, Sgt. Chris Ross, Detention Supervisor Hilario ‘Eli’  Salinas, officiating Judge Pat Casados, Police Chief Dino Sgambellone and PSA Jacinta Lestone. After receiving the oath of office and new badges, the group and their family members attended a special reception next door at the Police Station. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Sgt. Daniel Roberts receives the oath of office from Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

A new badge is pinned on Sgt. Chris Ross‘s uniform by his wife.  Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone, right, introduces newly promoted Detention Supervisor Hilario ‘Eli’  Salinas. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Newly promoted PSA Supervisor Robert Aragon receives his badge from Chief Dino Sgambellone. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Jacinta Lestone receives her badge from Chief Dino Sgambellone during her promotion from a casual part time employee to a full time Public Safety Aide. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Family members attend Thursday’s promotion ceremony. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County officials and staff attend Thursday’s promotion ceremony. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Family members and police personnel gather for a reception Thursday afternoon following the ceremony. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider enjoys a slice of cake at the reception. Los Alamos police and fire department officials have a tradition of attending each others special ceremonies. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

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