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Release Number: 19-135
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- March 28, 2019
- Contact Person:
- Public Affairs Office : firstname.lastname@example.org
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Promotion Ceremony
Each promotee was chosen because they are the best and most qualified person to help lead this agency," said Sheriff Chad Chronister.
- March 28, 2019
- Time: 7:00 PM
- Riverhills Church of God
- 6310 E Sligh Avenue
- Tampa, Florida
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is proud to recognize the promotions of 48 hardworking men and women within the agency during a promotion ceremony planned at Riverhills Church of God in Tampa.
The promotees are rising to the ranks of Colonel, Major, Captain, Lieutenant, Sergeant and Corporal, all leadership roles within the Sheriff's Office.
Joining the HCSO Command Staff will be Colonel Wayne Bunton, the first African American to achieve the rank of Colonel in the agency's history. In his new role, Colonel Bunton heads the Department of Detention Services, which maintains Falkenburg and Orient Road Jails. Additional promotees include Colonel Ciro Dominguez, who will lead the Department of Operational Support, which includes the Homeland Security Division, School Resource Deputies and School Crossing Guards, and Colonel Kristi Poore, a former USF women's basketball player turned deputy who will now head the Department of Administrative Support, which includes the HCSO Health Clinic, Information Services Division and Public Affairs Office.
Family and friends of the 48 promotees will be present to proudly pin their loved ones after they cross the stage.
"Each promotee was chosen because they are the best and most qualified person to help lead this agency," said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "We are grateful for their accomplishments, the diverse life and work experiences they bring to their new roles, and I am excited to see the impact they will have on the Sheriff's Office and the community."