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home : news : news   May 24, 2016

11/6/2013 12:08:00 AM
Mendota police receive promotions


NewsTribune photo/Tamara AbbeyMendota police chief Tom Smith (from left) watches as Lt. Greg Kellen receives his new badge from his mother Carol during the regular city council meeting Monday night. Kellen was promoted from sergeant while fellow officer Dave Lawson was promoted to sergeant. Both men have more than 20 years with the Mendota Police Department.
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Mendota police chief Tom Smith (from left) watches as Lt. Greg Kellen receives his new badge from his mother Carol during the regular city council meeting Monday night. Kellen was promoted from sergeant while fellow officer Dave Lawson was promoted to sergeant. Both men have more than 20 years with the Mendota Police Department.
Mendota east-side water project nears completion
During the Mendota City Council meeting this week, Alderman Walt Weiland updated aldermen on the city’s new water treatment plant. The plant is on the site of the new water near Interstate 39. Weiland said water from the new well has been tested and expects the water will be added to the city’s water supply later next year after the treatment plant has been constructed and equipped.
Tamara Abbey
Mendota Bureau Chief



MENDOTA — Police officer Dave Lawson was promoted to sergeant and Greg Kellen was promoted to lieutenant following action taken by the Mendota City Council Monday night.

Lawson has been with the department for more than 20 years. Chief Tom Smith said Lawson first started his law enforcement career in Florida before joining the local department. Lawson will now be the department’s investigator.

Kellen will now become the department’s second-in-command under Smith. Kellen also has more than 20 years with the local department.

They were sworn in by Dan Shirey, chairman of the police and fire commission.










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