On Thursday afternoon five members of Greenwich Police Dept were promoted at a series of five small ceremonies at the Public Safety Complex, one for each member and his family, to allow for social distancing.
Captain Robert Berry was promoted to Deputy Chief. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fordham University, a Master of Arts degree in Homeland Security from American Military University and a Master of Strategic Studies Degree from the US Army War College.
Berry also graduated from the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police, the Southern Police Institute’s Chief Executive Leadership Program and the US Army Command and General Staff College.
He became a Greenwich Police officer in 1997 and has been a patrol officer, field training officer, accident investigator, patrol sergeant, patrol lieutenant and professional standards lieutenant.
As Police Captain he first commanded the Patrol Division for over three years and then the Detective Division for over three years.
Lieutenant Mark Zuccerella was promoted to Captain. He is from Greenwich, where he attended St Mary’s High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from sacred Heart University and a Master of Science Degree in Human Resource Development and Administration for Barry University.
Zuccerella became a Greenwich Police officer in September 1999. He has been a Patrol Officer, Master Police Officer, Community Impact Officer, and Detective. In 2008 he was promoted to Sergeant and served in both the patrol and detective division in various specialty units.
He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2017 and served as a Platoon Shift Commander in the Patrol Division and as the Detective Division Executive Officer and Public Information Officer.
During his career, Zuccerella has been the recipient of numerous awards and commendations including the Dr. John Clarke Award, Officer of the Year, multiple Chief Commendations, unit citations, and investigator ribbons.
Lieutenant James Bonney was promoted to Captain. He is from Commack, NY. He has an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences from Suffolk Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Dowling College.
Bonney became a Greenwich Police Office in September 1990. He has been a patrol officer and worked in the accident car. He was promoted to sergeant in 1999 and served in the patrol division and was a marine section sergeant. He became a lieutenant in 2012 and has been assigned as a patrol lieutenant, detective lieutenant and operations lieutenant.
He has been a member of the Honor Guard since 2007 and is the current department Bagpiper.
Over his 30 year career, Bonney has been the recipient of numerous awards and commendations, including Officer of the Year, exceptional policy duty, exceptional medical service, and Chief’s commendations.
Sergeant Timothy Kelly was promoted to Lieutenant. He is from Greenwich and is the son of retired Greenwich Police Dept Detective Frank Kelly and brother of Greenwich Police Sergeant Tom Kelly.
Lieutenant Kelly has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Iona College. He became a Greenwich Police Officer in 2001. He has been a patrol officer, field training officer, accident investigator, patrol sergeant, training sergeant, and most recently the IT sergeant. He is also a certified EMT.
Master Police Officer Christopher Agliotta was promoted to Sergeant. He is from Fairfield and graduated Fairfield College Preparatory School. He attended Drexel University before graduating from Sacred Heart University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
Agliotta became a Greenwich Police Officer in 2003. He has been a patrol officer, field training officer and a master police officer.
He has been trained in accident investigation, is EMT certified and is a Draeger Breath Alcohol Testing instructor and operator. He has served as a member of the Crisis Intervention Team.
During his career, Agliotta has received two lifesaving awards, two investigators ribbons, been Officer of the Month and numerous unit citations.