City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20100106-006
Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Police Promotional Ceremony

The Sacramento Police Department is proud to announce the promotion of one Officer to the rank of Sergeant and two Community Service Officers (CSO's) to the rank of Police Officer.  The ceremony will take place on Thursday, January 7, 2010, at Police Headquarters (5770 Freeport Boulevard) and will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Promoted to the Rank of Sergeant

Ike Jason is a 20-year veteran of the Sacramento Police Department.  He is currently assigned to the Homicide Unit where he has been a detective for the past five years.

Promoted to the Rank of Officer

Greg Takehara has been a Community Service Officer since 2008.  He looks forward to a long career with the Sacramento Police Department.

Nvard Msryan has been a Community Service Officer for the past year.  She looks forward to a long career with the Sacramento Police Department.

Please join Mayor Kevin Johnson and Police Chief Rick Braziel as they congratulate these well deserving officers.

Despite these promotions, the Sacramento Police Department continues to be understaffed.  Currently there are 97 sworn and 121 civilian positions vacant.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

The Mission of the Sacramento Police Department is to work in partnership with the Community to
protect life and property, solve neighborhood problems, and enhance the quality of life in our City.