Climbing the ranks
Town police officer promoted to sergeant
Town Police Officer Josiah Deeb was officially promoted to sergeant during a ceremony at Thursday’s Town Board meeting.
Deeb, who has been with the department since 2012, was promoted to fill a vacancy on the force, Many active and retired members of the department were present for the ceremony.
“He is well-deserving of this promotion and will do a great job,” Chief Robert Durviage said.
“Sgt. Deeb has leadership qualities and the experience necessary for this position,” added town Supervisor Lou Desso, “and we’re pleased to make this promotion.”
North Greenbush Police Sgt. Josiah Deeb takes the oath of office from Town Clerk Kathryn Connolly, center, while Deeb’s wife, Erin, holds the Bible during a promotion ceremony at Thursday’s Town Board meeting.
North Greenbush Police Chief, Robert Durivage, left, congratulates Sgt. Josiah Deeb during a promotion ceremony at Thursday’s Town Board meeting.