VPD celebrate promotion of five of their officers

The Victoria Police Department celebrated the promotion of five of their officers during a ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

City officials, police officers and family members were in attendance to witness the promotion of Mark Jameson, Eline Moya, James Poe, Mark Hayden and Robert Dial to new roles.

Police Chief J.J. Craig congratulating each of them for their dedication and work to Victoria.

Captain Moya, now the highest ranking female officer in VPD’s history, says she is honored to continuing serving the community in this new role.

“It means a lot to me because this is something that, yes, you know, it’s been twenty years in the making. And, I’m ready to start this new chapter and being part of the command staff. To be part of the decision making, the things that we can do, the great things for the city.”

Police Chief Craig finished off the ceremony, stating these five officers are some of the best on the force and represent their bright future ahead for VPD.