Officer Brian Duncan Promoted
Officer Brian Duncan an 8½ year veteran of the Momence Police Department was promoted to the rank of Sergeant by Chief Cavender after city council approval on July 21, 2014.
Sergeant Duncan is a graduate of Grant Park High School and he attended Western Illinois University and Spoon River College. Sergeant Duncan is a certified juvenile officer, a field training officer, a Taser operator and a truck enforcement officer. He is also a member of the Kankakee County Sheriff's Department Emergency Response Team (ERT) and he represents the Momence Police Department as a member of the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System (ILEAS).
Sergeant Duncan recently completed the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety 80-hour course in Supervision of Police Personnel and he will be attending the 12 week course in the spring of 2015.
Chief Cavender stated: "Sergeant Duncan is an experienced officer who has all of the qualities and characteristics to become a strong leader in the department. He has earned the respect of his co-workers and he has worked hard towards achieving this promotion. I look forward to working with Sergeant Duncan as part of our management team."
Sergeant Duncan will be taking over the department's training program and he will manage the field training of all new police officers. He is currently assigned to the midnight shift as a patrol supervisor.