Four lieutenants in the Buffalo Police Department were promoted to captain this week while six detectives got promotions and eight others became detectives.
Promoted to captain Jeffrey Rinaldo, Amber M. Beyer, Craig J. Leone and Steven J. Nichols. Detectives who advanced to detective sergeant were Amy J. Frankel, Joseph W. Glendinning, Brian F. Mahoney, Michael A. Maiola, Thomas A. McCarthy and Christoper D. Pliszka.
Police officers promoted to detective were Kenneth Agee, Keith S. Fitzner, James M. McMahon, Joseph F. Nigro, Patrick O. Overdorf, Michael J. Palizay, Courtney A. Tripp and Jenny M. Velez.
At a ceremony Tuesday at Police Headquarters, Mayor Byron W. Brown praised them for their dedication. Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda administered their oaths of office.