BROCKTON--Brockton City Council Monday night approved numerous promotions within the police and fire departments, including elevating Officer Tracey Harrington to sergeant--the city's first female sergeant--and Kevin M. Galligan--son of former fire chief Kenneth Galligan--as deputy fire chief.
There was a large crowd for the promotions, however, each of the new employees will need to be sworn-in to their new positions.
Mayor Linda Balzotti's office said a swearing-in ceremony has not yet been scheduled.
Along with Harrington and Galligan other officers promoted were:
Officer William J. Hallisey to the rank of Lieutenant in the Brockton Police
Officer David M. Dickinson to the rank of Lieutenant in the Brockton Police
Officer Christopher T. Green to the rank of Sergeant in the Brockton Police