New Police Supervisors

Mayor Frank G. Jackson was joined by the City Council President Kevin Kelley, Councilman Matt Zone (Ward 15), Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath, Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams and other city officials to congratulate and swear-in seven police officers from the City of Cleveland’s Department of Public Safety Division of Police who were promoted to supervisory positions at a ceremony in Cleveland City Hall held in the Mayor’s Red Room. Mayor Jackson administered the oath of office to Sergeant Brian J. Chetnik who was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and six Patrol Officers who were promoted to the rank of Sergeant, Daniel D. Day, Richard Delvecchio, Kimberly K. Marti, Christopher Tews, Ralph A. Valentino and Jayson R. Young. In addition, family members and friends were also in attendance to share in this special occasion.

The City of Cleveland congratulates the following Police Officers promoted to supervisory positions in the Division of Police:

SERGEANT BRIAN J. CHETNIK 

Sergeant Brian J. Chetnik was sworn in as Lieutenant for the Cleveland Division of Police. He was appointed to the Division of Police in September of 1998 and promoted to Sergeant in July of 2012. His recent assignments include service at the Second, Third and Fourth Districts and The Police Academy. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Law Enforcement and he earned a Special Commendation Award from former Chief of Police Edward F. Lohn and a Letter of Commendation from former Chief of Police Michael McGrath.

POLICE OFFICER DANIEL D. DAY 

Police Officer Daniel D. Day was sworn in as Sergeant for the Cleveland Division of Police. He was appointed to the Division of Police in October of 2006. His recent assignments include service at the Third and Fifth Districts. He earned a Letter of Commendation and a Letter of Appreciation from former Chief of Police Michael McGrath.

POLICE OFFICER RICHARD DELVECCHIO 

Police Officer Richard Delvecchio was sworn in as Sergeant for the Cleveland Division of Police. He was appointed to the Division of Police in December of 2001. He has served at the Fourth District and received Several Letters of Commendation from former Chief of Police Michael McGrath.

POLICE OFFICER KIMBERLY K. MARTI 

Police Officer Kimberly K. Marti was sworn in as Sergeant for the Cleveland Division of Police. She was appointed to the Division of Police in May of 2001. She has served at the Fourth District and received a Special Commendation Award, a Letter of Appreciation and a Letter of Commendation from former Chief of Police Michael McGrath.

POLICE OFFICER CHRISTOPHER TEWS 

Police Officer Christopher Tews was sworn in as Sergeant for the Cleveland Division of Police. He was appointed to the Division of Police in August of 1997. His recent assignment includes service at the Third and Fifth Districts. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree along with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology. He earned a Chief’s Commendation from former Chief of Police Michael McGrath and two Letters of Appreciation from former Chief of Police Martin Flask.

POLICE OFFICER RALPH A. VALENTINO 

Police Officer Ralph A. Valentino was sworn in as Sergeant for the Cleveland Division of Police. He was appointed to the Division of Police in August of 1999. His recent assignments include service at the First, Second, Fourth and Fifth Districts and the Gang Impact Unit. He earned the Chief’s Outstanding Unit Award, Chief’s Commendation and a Certificate of Appreciation from Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams. He earned a Distinguished Service Medal, Chief’s Outstanding Unit Award and Several Letters of Commendation from former Chief Michael McGrath. Mr. Valentino also earned a Medal of Heroism from former Chief of Police Edward Lohn and a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from former U.S. Representative Dennis Kucinich.

POLICE OFFICER JAYSON R. YOUNG 

Police Officer Jayson R. Young was sworn in as Sergeant for the Cleveland Division of Police. He was appointed to the Division of Police in August of 1994. His recent assignments include service at the Fourth District and Domestic Violence Unit. He earned the Chief’s Outstanding Unit Award from Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams, a Letter of Appreciation and a Letter of Commendation from former Chief of Police Martin Flask.

Photographer: 
Ruggero Fatica