Two Danbury Police Officers have been promoted to the position of Sergeant.
Officer Amity LaFantano made history when she was sworn in at Danbury City Hall Wednesday morning, becoming the department’s first female sergeant. Sergeant Lafantano joined the Danbury Police Department in 2007, having previously served as a Police Officer in Newtown. LaFantano has served as a Field Training Officer since 2012; a Part Time Evidence Technician since 2011 and a Recruitment Team Member since 2014. LaFantano has several letters of appreciation and commendations including Unit Citations in 2011 and 2012.
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Officer Robert Conrad also was sworn in as a Sergeant. Conrad began his career with the Danbury Police Department in 1988. He was as a member of the ESU Swat team from 1998 to 2010 and served as an Assistant Court Officer since July 2005. Conrad has received numerous letters of appreciation and commendations including an Exceptional Police Service Award in 1991.
Two firefighters were also promoted Wednesday morning to the position of Fire Lieutenant.
Firefighter Ted Mourges began with the Danbury Fire Department in 2006. He previously served as a fire fighter/driver for the Newtown Hook and Ladder Department from 1985 through 1993. Mourges has a number of certifications including, but not limited to, Fire Officer; Rescue Technician; Hazardous Materials Technician; State Tele-communicator; Heavy Vehicle Extrication; Pump Operator and Confined Space Technician.
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Firefighter Richard Krekorian was also promoted. He started at the Danbury Fire Department in 1993. Krekorian has a number of certifications including, but not limited to, Fire Instructor; CORE Rescue; Trench Rescue; Aircraft Rescue; Incident safety Officer and Pump Operator. He has received an EMS Award and Unit Citations.