Ingram promoted to police lieutenant in Lenoir

LENOIR, NC (October 5, 2018) — Brett Ingram has been promoted to Lieutenant in the Lenoir Police Department’s Patrol Division. Police Chief Brent Phelps said Ingram did excellent during the assessment process and congratulated him on the promotion.

“He did an outstanding job, just as he has always done, and we have no doubt that he will make an excellent Platoon Commander for his people, this department, and our community,” Chief Phelps said. “We’re very fortunate to have good talent in our ranks and to be able to move one of our own into the next phase of their law enforcement career.”

Lieutenant Ingram is a 13-year law enforcement veteran and has served the City of Lenoir for more than 22 years. He served as a Firefighter, Fire Lieutenant, Patrol Officer, Patrol Sergeant, K9 Handler, Special Response Team Medic, Assistant Team Leader and Team Leader. Lieutenant Ingram also holds the Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate, which is the highest police recognition awarded by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.

Lieutenant Ingram will be assigned to the Patrol Division taking the position of Lieutenant Robinson, who will be moving into the Training Lieutenants position for the Department.

The Patrol Division responds to all dispatched calls for police service in the City of Lenoir, and includes K-9 Teams, Special Response Team, Honor Guard, Explorers Post, Auxiliary Reserve, Parking Enforcement, Mentoring, and School Resource Officers.

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