Ellington promotes officers

Published 4:03 pm Thursday, April 6, 2017

Four officers of the Farmville Police Department have been promoted.

According to a press release from police, Bobby Ragland has been promoted to lieutenant, Christie Mouser Booth has been promoted to sergeant, Gary Williams has been promoted to sergeant and Chris Hudson has been promoted to corporal.

Christie Mouser Booth

Bobby Ragland

Gary Williams

Chris Hudson

The promotions, according to the release, come following the October promotion of A.Q. “Andy” Ellington to chief of police and the change in rank for William H. “Bill” Hogan, who was named deputy police chief, which created “subsequent opportunities for promotions.”

“All of these officers have shown exceptional leadership and play an integral role in the Farmville Police Department,” Ellington said. “I am excited to announce their promotions and look forward to seeing the department grow further and develop new leaders in the coming years.”