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For Immediate Release: February 20, 2012


Office of Public Information, 260 427-1343 Office

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


City of Fort Wayne Police Department Promotions


Fort Wayne, Ind. – The City of Fort Wayne Police Department will be promoting five of its members.  The ceremony will be held on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., in the Council Chambers, on the Garden Level of Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry Street.  Chief of Police Russell P. York and staff, city officials, family members and friends will be present to recognize the following promotions and department assignments:


Deputy Chief Dottie L. Davis transferring laterally to the Director of Training for the agency.

Commission Date: September 1981;

BS from Purdue University with certifications in Social Service and Substance Abuse Counseling;

Graduate of the National FBI Academy.


Captain Stephen R. Reed promoting to the rank of Deputy Chief, Southwest Division.

Commission Date: January 1993;

AS from Vincennes University.


Sergeant Shane P. Lee promoting to the rank of Captain, Administrative Services.

Commission Date: December 1997;

BA from Purdue University;

Juris Doctor from Indiana University School of Law.    


Sergeant David P. Nelson promoting to the rank of Captain, Investigative Division.

            Commission Date: October 1995;

            BS from Ball State University;

            MS from Indiana Wesleyan University.


Detective Mark A. Brooks promoting to merit rank of Sergeant.

            Commission Date: 1997;

            BA from Indiana University;

MBA from Indiana Tech.

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