Manchester, NH - Five members of the Manchester Police Department were promoted at a ceremony held Friday. Two were promoted to Lieutenant, and three to sergeant. The positions were opened from several retirements in MPD.
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Lt. Tim Patterson started his career at the Manchester Police Department in 1996 as a dispatcher, less than a year later he was hired as a police officer and graduated from the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Academy in 1997. He was promoted to Lieutenant from and will be a supervisor of the Patrol Division.
Lt. Matt Larochelle has served as a law-enforcement professional for 18 years, becoming a member of the Manchester Police Department in 2000, he was promoted to Lieutenant and will be the supervisor of Juvenile and Domestic and Sexual Violence units.
Sgt. Thomas DuBois has served with the Manchester Police Department since 2003. During his tenure with MPD, Sgt. DuBois has served as a patrol officer, K9 handler, field training officer, and for the past three years, as an investigator with the Special Enforcement Division. He also serves on the department’s Crisis Intervention Team and Critical Incident Management Team, as well as the N.H. Regional Critical Incident Management Team. He will serve as a Patrol Street Supervisor
Sgt. Morgan Lovejoy has served with the Manchester Police Department since 2008. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 2003 and a Master of Education in Elementary Education in 2005, both degrees conferred by the University of N.H. He is a graduate of the 147th Session of the N.H. Police Standards and Training Academy. Over the course of his career he has also attained certification in a number of specialized training programs.
During his tenure with MPD, Sgt. Lovejoy has served as a patrol officer, an investigator in the Domestic and Sexual Violence Unit, and for the past year, as an investigator within the Detective Squad. He has also served as team leader and member of the SPEAR team trained for scene processing, and evidence analysis and recovery. As Sergeant, he will be assigned as a Patrol street supervisor.
Sgt. Matthew Barter has served with the Manchester Police Department since 2008. He earned Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from St. Anselm College in 2008 and a Master of Criminal Justice degree from Boston University in 2012. He graduated from the 147th Session of the N.H. Police Standards and Training Academy in 2008. Over the course of his career he has also attained certification in a number of specialized training programs.