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J. Annese promoted to sergeant

Sergeant Annese being administered the oath of office by Town Clerk Lori Smith.

“On Monday, February 7, The Dudley Board of Selectmen appointed Detective James Annese to the rank of sergeant in the Police Department.  Detective Annese finished first out of five officers in a recent promotional process. Sergeant Annese has been with the department since September of 1995, starting as a reserve officer and dispatcher.  He was promoted to full time in July of 2002 and attended the Western Massachusetts Police Academy in Agawam.  In addition to serving as Detective in the department for over one-and-one-half years, Sergeant Annese has been an outstanding officer and performs multiple duties in the department, including serving as one of the department’s evidence and crime scene technicians.  Town Clerk Lori Smith administered the oath to Sergeant Annese on Tuesday, February 8th at the Dudley Municipal Complex and he has begun his duties with the department. The Dudley Police congratulates him on this achievement and wishes him well in the future.”