Swearing-In and Promotion Ceremony

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau
-Department of Detention and Corrections
-Judicial Operations Bureau

PINELLAS COUNTY- Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri administered the oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony today and welcomed 34 new deputies to the agency. Additionally, 14 newly promoted members were also recognized during the promotion ceremony.

The ceremony was held on August 26, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. at the Indian Rocks Baptist Church located at 12685 Ulmerton Road in Largo.

As part of the promotion ceremony, family members pinned new badges or presented plaques to those who were promoted.

The following members were promoted:

Promoted to Assistant Chief:
Assistant Chief Deputy Dennis Komar

Promoted to Major:
Major Nick Lazaris
Major Joe Gerretz

Promoted to Captain:
Captain Jose Camacho
Captain Melvin Jackson

Promoted to Lieutenant:
Lieutenant John Luckett
Lieutenant AJ Scarpati
Lieutenant Matthew Thornton

Promoted to Sergeant:
Sergeant Chase Berger
Sergeant JB Dobson
Sergeant Dan DiFrancesco

Promoted to Supervisor:
Procurement Supervisor Lisa Delorey
Assistant Analyst Supervisor Megan Nowakowski
HRIS Manager Nicole Purazzo

Below is a photo of the deputies who were sworn in:

Posted by Amanda Sinni Friday, August 26, 2022 6:24:00 PM Categories: Awards and Recognition

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