Tuesday, July 06, 2010
Bryan police officers to be promoted Friday
Officer Jason James and Sgt. Sharean Gideon will be promoted during a special ceremony at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 9, at the Bryan Justice Center.
Officer James will be promoted to the rank of sergeant. James began his career with the Bryan Police Department in 1998. He has served as a field training officer, K9 officer, school resource officer and detective. He became the Police Departmentís public information officer in 2008.
He received a police commendation for work done on a robbery task force in 2005 and a community citation award for providing security for a presidential inauguration in 2009. He is a graduate of Lamar University with a degree in criminal justice. He also has a masterís degree in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. James is involved in Special Olympics, Bryan Evening Lions Club and the Palmer Drug Abuse Program.
Gideon will be promoted to lieutenant. She began her career with the Bryan Police Department in 1986 after graduating from Sam Houston State University. She has worked as a field training officer, bike patrol officer and a member of the Street Crime Apprehension Team. She has worked as a K9 officer and member of the mounted patrol. She has supervised patrol, criminal investigations and the School Resource Unit.
She received two public commendation citations for her work on the Street Crime Apprehension Team.
The public is invited to attend the ceremony on Friday in the second-floor courtroom of the Justice Center.
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