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Bethel Police Promotes First Woman Sergeant In Department History

The Bethel Police Department recently promoted three of its members.
The Bethel Police Department recently promoted three of its members. Photo Credit: Bethel Police Department

BETHEL, Conn. -- Bethel Police Officer Heather Burnes has become the department's first female sergeant, The News-Times reported.

Previously, Burnes served as a school resource officer at Bethel Middle School, the first woman to do so, the article says.

Burnes was promoted in September along with two others: Steve Pugner to captain and Michael Libertini to lieutenant, the News-Times said.

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