Tewksbury Police Department Announces Promotion
Sep 01, 2016 01:24PM
By Bill Gilman
Tewksbury Patrolman Michael Newhouse was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. (Left to Right): Chief Tim Sheehan, Selectman Mark Kratman, Sergeant Michael Newcomb, Deputy Chief John Voto, Town Clerk Denise Graffeo, and Town Manager Richard Montuori .
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was submitted by the Tewksbury Police Department.)
Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy B. Sheehan is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrolman Michael Newcomb to Sergeant. A swearing-in ceremony was held in Sgt. Newcomb’s honor at the Tewksbury Police Department on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Sgt. Newcomb has been a Tewksbury Police Officer since 2010 with 8 years of prior law enforcement experience as a dispatcher for the Bedford Police Department. He is one of the Department's Field Training Officers and has been instrumental in the training and mentoring of recruit officers since April of 2015.
Sgt. Newcomb has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout her 6 year tenure to include Tewksbury Police Department’s Exceptional Performance in Law Enforcement Award in 2013, 2014, and 2015. He also received the AAA Traffic Safety Hero Award in 2014 and has been an instrumental member of the Department’s social media team since its inception in 2014. Michael has a master's degree in criminal justice from Southern New Hampshire University.
"I am very proud of our newest Sergeant as he represents the highest standards of modern law enforcement and the finest traditions of the Tewksbury Police Department,"said Chief Sheehan. "The future of the Tewksbury Police Department just got brighter.