A sergeant was promoted to lieutenant and four officers were promoted to sergeant on Friday by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Chief Willie Lovett.
Sgt. David W. Gay, who has directed the department’s Special Events, Alcoholic Beverage Control and Extra Duty efforts for several years, has been promoted to lieutenant. Gay has been with the department since January 1992.
Star Cpl. Mark Fletcher, currently assigned to the Patrol Division of the Central Precinct, will serve as sergeant in the same precinct. He has been with the department since September 1997.
Cpl. Faquita Small- Lloyd, currently serving in the Forensics Unit of the Criminal Investigations Unit, will become a sergeant in the Patrol Division of the West Chatham Precinct. She has been with the department since January 1997.
Cpl. Andrea Williams, currently assigned to the Alcohol Beverage Control Unit will remain with the unit as a sergeant. She has been with the department since October 1991.
And Detective David Barefield, currently with the Violent Crimes Unit of the Criminal Investigations Division, will join the Patrol Division of the Downtown Precinct as a sergeant. He has been with the department since May 2001.
“Each of these officers has a long, impressive record of accomplishment with this department and we look forward to their continued success in these new assignments,” Lovett said. “I am proud to be able to announce these promotions.”