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Mayor Horrigan Promotes Six New Police Sergeants and Lieutenants


City of Akron Press Release
From the desk of Ellen Lander Nischt, Press Secretary
Published: 04-26-2017

Akron, Ohio, April 25, 2017— The Akron Police Department held a promotional ceremony on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in City Council Chambers. Mayor Horrigan administered the oath of office to three new Sergeants and three new Lieutenants. 

“Today is the culmination of many years of hard work, sacrifice and training. You have worked long hours protecting our citizens, beginning each shift without knowing the dangers and challenges you would face in the line of duty,” Mayor Horrigan said.  “And now, you are being promoted to a position of greater responsibility and influence at a time when the eyes of the nation are focused on law enforcement. We trust that, with the support of your families and fellow officers, you will rise to meet any challenge with integrity and respect.” 

The following promotions were made:

To the rank of Police Lieutenant:

Michael A. Rinn
Appointed:  01/28/2002
Sergeant: 03/23/2007
Current Assignment:  Investigative Sub-Division, Crime Scene Unit/Computer Forensics Specialist

Jeffrey R. Mullins
Appointed: 07/08/1991
Sergeant: 04/11/1997
Current Assignment:  Uniform Sub-Division, Patrol Operations

Gary M. Cole
Appointed: 02/10/1997
Sergeant: 05/11/2001
Current Assignment:  Services Sub-Division, Communications

To the rank of Sergeant:

Eric L. Wood
Appointed: 01/28/2002
Current Assignment:  Services Sub-Division, Planning, Research and Development/Grant Administration

James P. Donohue
Appointed: 02/10/1997
Current Assignment:  Uniform Sub-Division, Gun Violence Reduction Tactical Team 1/Platoon 4

Daniel D. Metzger
Appointed: 01/28/2002
Current Assignment:  Uniform Sub-Division, Platoon 1; K-9 Handler


For further information, contact:
Ellen Lander Nischt
Press Secretary / Assistant Director of Law
166 South High Street, Suite 200
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: (330) 375-2325

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