Four officers are due for promotion, and a fifth for appointment to probationary patrolman, at a ceremony scheduled by the Johnston Police Department for Friday morning.
Deputy Chief David DeCesare announced the following promotions:
- Capt. Raymond Skomin to Major;
- Lt. Joseph Razza to Captain;
- Sgt. Seth Crosby to Lieutenant; and
- Ptlm. Dana Gousie to Sergeant.
Skomin, a 23-year veteran of the JPD, has been serving as the department's operations and training division commander since his .
In addition, the department will appoint Richard J. Varan, a 20-year veteran of the North Providence Police Department who retired at the rank of Lieutenant, to the rank of probationary patrolman, DeCesare explained in a press release.
The ceremony is scheduled for 9 am at the Johnston Municipal Court.