Dover Promoted Two Officers to the Rank of Sergeant

Dover Chief of Police Jonathan Delaney, Interim Town Administrator BettyLou DeCroce, Mayor Carolyn Blackman, Sgt. Wilkes and Sgt. Tamariz

DOVER — The Town of Dover promoted Sergeant Paul Wilkes and Sergeant Mario Tamariz.

Sergeant Paul Wilkes taking the oath of office

The Sergeant is the first-line supervisor responsible for the daily operations of the police department and the officers that carry out that work. They are leaders in one of the most difficult professions and carry great responsibility for their officers and community.

Sergeant Mario Tamariz, Dover Police Chief Jonathan Delaney and Mayor Carolyn Blackman

Sergeant Wilkes and Sergeant Tamariz embody what it means to be leaders and are a fine addition to the Dover Police Department’s supervisory chain of command. Good luck with your new appointments, gentlemen, and continue to lead from the front.

We would also like to thank Mayor Carolyn Blackman and Interim Town Administrator BettyLou DeCroce for making these promotions possible.

Lt. Charles Paterson with Mayor Carolyn Blackman