Release Date/Time: 12/18/2019 5:57 PM
Incident:Promotion and Oath of Office Ceremony
Date: Friday, 12/20/2019
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: 100 Howard St. PAL Building
The Salinas Police Department is celebrating the promotions of two members and the addition of four new officers. Sgt. Brian Johnson is being promoted to the rank of Police Commander. Sgt. Johnson has been a member of the department since December 2004. He is currently assigned to the Office of the Chief of Police as the department's Internal Affairs/Professional Standards Sergeant. Officer Gerardo Magana is being promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant. Officer Magana has been a department member since December 2003. He is currently serving as one of the department's K9 officers.
In addition, four Police Recruits attending the Monterey Peninsula Police Academy are graduating that day and will be sworn in as new Police Officers. The new officers are Juan A. Castro, Brandon Kuschill, Jacob Ragsac and Austin Scaggs. Management Analyst, Tonya Erickson will also be sworn in.
The ceremony will take place Friday, 12/20/2019 at 3:15 pm. PAL Building 100 Howard St.
The public is invited to attend this ceremony.
Release Authorized by:Miguel Cabrera