Los Angeles Times

Police get promotions

Four Newport Beach Police Department members received promotions Tuesday in a ceremony at City Hall.

Tom Fischbacher, a 22-year NBPD veteran, was promoted from sergeant to lieutenant; Officer Kirk Jacobi, a 23-year veteran, was promoted to sergeant; Officer Dave Miner, a 9-year veteran, was also made a sergeant; and Jason Servin was made senior dispatcher, according to a news release from Kathy Lowe, the department's spokeswoman.

Police Chief Jay Johnson also presented three Chief's Citations for outstanding work to three officers, while several others were recognized with awards for 20 to 30 years of service on the force.

—Lauren Williams

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