For immediate release:
DOVER, MA – Dover Police Chief Peter A. McGowan is proud to announce the promotion of Officer Ryan W. Menice to the rank of Sergeant. The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to approve Chief McGowan’s recommendation at their scheduled meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2012.
“Menice was recommended as the next Sergeant after a comprehensive selection process, including testing and oral interviews with area Chiefs of Police,” said Chief McGowan. “His commitment to the town of Dover and its residents, as well as to the Dover Police Department, has been his hallmark since he was hired. We look forward to working with him in his new position.”
Sgt Menice is a 2000 graduate of Stonehill College with a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. He worked as a public safety dispatcher for the Needham Police Department for 4 years before being hired by Dover as a full time patrolman, in 2005. During his 7 years of service as a patrolman, Sgt Menice was assigned to the Radio Communications Division of the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council (MetroLEC) since 2007, and lead School Resource Officer (SRO) since 2008.
The promotion is effective on March 4, 2012, filling an open Sergeants position that will be made vacant by the retirement of Detective Sergeant Jeffrey M. Farrell at the end of this month. The new sergeant will be assigned to Midnight Shift Commander in the Patrol Division.