One of the main organizers of the Connecticut SWAT Challenge was honored in a promotion ceremony Friday.

Lieutenant Jeremy Clark, who has organized the SWAT event for years, received his promotion in a ceremony at West Hartford Police headquarters. West Hartford Police Chief James Strillacci made the promotion official. Clark has served on the West Hartford Police Department since 1998. Clark was formerly a Sergent on the force.

The Connecticut SWAT Challenge draws teams from all over the country each summer to train and compete in events related to situations that could arise.