Y.P.D. Police Beat - September 2019

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September 2019


PRESS RELEASE *** Yonkers Police Department promotes, appoints twenty-six members

Yonkers, NY – Mayor Mike Spano and Police Commissioner John J. Mueller are pleased to announce today's promotion ceremony which was held in the Grinton I. Will Public Library. Twenty-six members of the Yonkers Police Department were promoted and appointed to positions of higher authority and assignments within the Department, including the Field Services Bureau, Investigations Bureau, and the Support Services Bureau. The ceremony was held in the library’s auditorium in the presence of family, friends, and peers. Congratulations to all and best wishes on your new assignments! Photos will be posted on the YPD Facebook page.


The following were promoted to Captain:

Lieutenant Patrick York

Lieutenant Vincent Castelli


The following were promoted to Lieutenant:

Sgt. Daniel Carpenter

Sgt. Dean Orgera

Sgt. Robert Varley

Sgt. Jimmy Diodati

Sgt. Domenica Guzman

Sgt. Denis Casey


The following were appointed to Detective Sergeant:

Sgt. Darryl Benjamin

Sgt. Dennis Diedrich


The following were promoted to Sergeant:

P.O. Vincent Falcone

P.O. Denise Cronin

Det. Robert McLaughlin

P.O. William Ryttenberg

P.O. Andrew Lane

P.O. Joseph Nagle

P.O. Philip Collins

P.O. Jillian Odierno

P.O. Michael Marello

P.O. James Pellegrino

Det. Kyle Gardner


The following were appointed to Detective:

P.O. Danny Valentin

P.O. Angela Vignogna

P.O. Jon-Michael Dolce

Det. Spc. Earl Adams

P.O. Timothy McMenamin


Also being recognized for prior appointment:

* Deputy Chief Christopher Sapienza

* US Armed Forces Veteran













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