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Avon Police Department Promotes Two Officers

Avon Police Department Promotes Two Officers

The police department has promoted two officers, including one who was made a lieutenant and will take one of the top management positions.

The promotions went into effect on Nov. 28 and complete a reorganization of the administration that has been in the works since the spring. John Schmalberger was promoted from sergeant to lieutenant andErin Connole was made a sergeant.

The department had a captain and two lieutenants. When the captain's job became vacant in the spring, the town eliminated it and made the two lieutenant positions the department's top managers below Chief Mark Rinaldo. One lieutenant jobs had been vacant for some time, but with Schmalberger's promotion it...