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Posted on: June 28, 2021

06-28-2021 Promotions


The Danville Police Department is pleased to announce the promotion of 3 officers today that will be effective July 1, 2021.  

Chief Scott Booth promoted officers to the ranks of lieutenant, sergeant and corporal in a ceremony held in the City Council Chambers.  

During his remarks, Chief Booth said to the new supervisors, “I am proud of the three of you and I am proud of this department. There is a lot of great work that the women and men of this department do here every day. When I promote people, I expect that great work to continue and with the three of you, I know that it will.” 

The officers promoted were: 


  • Jonathan Epps 


  • Richard Marlowe 


  • David Branch 

Please join us in congratulating these new leaders.

(Left to Right: Major Chris Wiles, Chief Scott Booth, Lt. Jonathan Epps, Sgt. Richard Marlowe, Cpl. David Branch, Lt.Col. Dean Hairston, Major Timothy Jones)

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