PATERSON, NJ- 14 members of the Paterson Police Department were promoted in front of family, friends, and their fellow officers on Wednesday at a ceremony held in City Council Chambers.

The promotions, presided over by Mayor Jane Williams-Warren, are as follows:


Deputy Chief of Police

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Lourdes Phelan



Englebardt Ribeiro



Brian Morgan

Matthew VanDerVelderi



Rafael Hernandez

Angelo Gencarelli

Jack DeSalvo

Rafael Fermin

Paul Miccinilli

John Altonjy

Claude Mineo

Sales Jude

Jason Bernasconi

Sean Reed