SPRINGFIELD, NJ — At Tuesday night's Springfield Township committee meeting, the committee approved a series of movements within the Springfield Police Department.

During the meeting, Officer Kenneth Novak officially resigned, and had his resignation approved. Officer Luis Brito was also ratified and confirmed as an investigator within the investigative division of the department.

In addition, officer Matthew Negron was promoted to the rank of ninth class patrol officer, and Francis Lombardi was hired as a probationary officer for the department.