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Huntsville Police Promote Eight Officers

Published on October 21, 2016

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The Huntsville Police Department promoted eight officers today to the ranks of Captain, Lieutenant, Sergeant and Investigator.  The promotion ceremony took place at 3:00 p.m. today in the Huntsville City Council Chambers.  The newly promoted officers will begin their new assignments Monday.  “This is an exciting time for these officers and the department, and I am confident that each of them will do an outstanding job”, said Chief McMurray.  All eight men are veteran officers, and combined they have over 100 years of law enforcement experience.  One of them will be an Administrative Captain, two will be Patrol Lieutenants, four will be Patrol Sergeants and one will be a General Investigator. 


Below are the names of the newly promoted officers:


Captain Scott Hudson

Lieutenant Jesse Sumlin

Lieutenant Nathan Jackson

Sergeant Jean Aiton

Sergeant Donny Basham

Sergeant Grady Thigpen

Sergeant Douglas Pennington

Investigator Tim Allison