Chatham Police Promote Two Officers to Rank of Sergeant

Recognizes career milestones...
Chatham Police Chief Mark Pawlina with his two newly-promoted Sergeants. (CPD photo)

The Chatham Police Department promoted two officers to the rank of Sergeant and recognized three department members for milestone years of service.

Today Chief of Police Mark Pawlina promoted Det. Lou Malzone and Ofc. Sean Ryder to the rank of Sergeant. Det. Malzone is a thirteen year member of the police department and Ofc. Sean Ryder is a ten year member of the department. Both Sergeants will assume First Line Supervisory roles in the department effective immediately.

In addition to being a detective in the department, Det. Malzone also represents the department on several multi-jurisdictional law enforcement groups that serve communities all across Cape Cod and the Islands. Ofc. Ryder also represents Chatham PD as a member of the Cape Cod Regional Crash Reconstruction Team.

Both were promoted today at a public ceremony.

Sgt. Ryder was also recognized for his ten years of service today while Disp. Erin Hemeon was also recognized for her ten years of service to the department. Ofc. Joe Amara was recognized for five years of service.

Please join Chatham PD in welcoming Sgt. Malzone and Sgt. Ryder to their new ranks and wish them well as their law enforcement and public service careers move forward. We also congratulate Sgt. Ryder, Disp. Hemeon and Ofc. Amara for their continued service to our community. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on