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HPD Promotes 5 Employees

January 9, 2019, 1:53 PM HST
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Hawai‘i Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira has promoted four employees from the rank of Lieutenant to Captain and one employee from Major to Assistant Chief.

Police Lieutenant Miles Chong, a 24-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, (Area I CIS), is now Police Captain, Area II Kaʻū Patrol.

Police Lieutenant Jeremie Evangelista, a 24-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, (Area II South Kohala Patrol), is now Police Captain, Area II North Kohala Patrol.

Police Lieutenant Sherry Bird, a 20-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, (Area II CIS), is now Police Captain, Area II South Kohala Patrol.

Police Lieutenant John Briski, a 20-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, (Records & Identification), is now Police Captain, Area I Puna Patrol. (Effective January 16).

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Police Major Samuel Thomas, a 36-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, (Administrative Services Division), is now Assistant Chief, Administrative Bureau.

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