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Posted on: June 18, 2019

New BPD Officer

2019 Officer Ryan Gotowala

On June 17, 2019, Ryan Gotowala (c) joined the BPD as its newest officer. Ryan joins his brother Matt Gotowala (l) and his father Rodney Gotowala (r), both current BPD officers. Rodney is a long time patrol sergeant. Until recently, Ryan was with the Bran...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Promotion Day at the BPD

2019 BPD June Promotions

On June 7, 2019, the BPD held a promotional ceremony in the Bristol council chambers. From right to left, Officer Nick Defazio was promoted to the rank of Detective, Officer Craig O'Connor was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, Detective Robert Osborne was...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Promotion to Captain

2019 Guerrera Promotion to Captain

On May 24, 2019, former Lieutenant Richard Guerrera (C), was promoted to the rank of police captain. He was formerly the division commander in the Community Relations Division. Friends, family, and co-workers joined the new captain in a ceremony at police...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Successful Tip-A-Cop Event

2019 Tip-a-Cop Officer Rivera

On May 23, 2019, the Bristol Police Department, the Bristol Police Explorers, and Uncle Sam's Restaurant on Middle Street partnered up in a Tip-A-Cop event to raise money for Special Olympics. The night was a huge success. Officer Eduardo Rivera takes a c...

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