The Ocala Police Department recently welcomed its newest officers and sergeants who will be serving and protecting the local community.
During a ceremony that was held on Monday, January 23, Officers Bellamy, Fogarty, and McEvoy officially joined the Ocala Police Department after they were sworn in by Mayor Kent Guinn to serve and protect the City of Ocala with integrity, courage, and character.
Along with the new hires, OPD announced that three of its detectives have been promoted to the rank of sergeant:
- Sergeant Gago is now assigned to A-squad/Nights in the northeast quadrant. Prior to her promotion, she served as a property crimes detective.
- Sergeant Sirolli is now assigned to B-squad/Nights in the northwest quadrant. Prior to his promotion, he served as a major crimes detective.
- Sergeant Rowe is now assigned to the Intelligence Unit. Prior to his promotion, he served as a major crimes detective.
In a social media post, the Ocala Police Department stated, “Thank you all for your loyal and dedicated service to our community. Congratulations to all.”