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REVISED MEDIA ADVISORY NOTE: START-TIME CHANGED TO 10 A.M. - NEAR-RECORD NUMBER OF PORT AUTHORITY POLICE TO BE PROMOTED IN CEREMONY MAY 6

Date: May 04, 2005
Press Release Number: 51-2005


Twenty-seven police officers and supervisors will be promoted on Friday, May 6 – the second-largest number elevated at one time in the 76-year history of the Port Authority Police Department.

Among those to be promoted is Officer David Lim, a 19-year veteran who was credited with rescuing hundreds of people from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. A list of the promoted officers and commanders is attached to this advisory.

The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at the Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel, 128 Frontage Road in Newark, N.J. Media wishing to attend should bring proper credentials.

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Contact: Tony Ciavolella
Port Authority
(212) 435-7777

Sgt. Joseph Garcia of Lincoln Park, N.J., to lieutenant
Sgt. Richard Ruiz of Massapequa, N.Y., to lieutenant
Sgt. Coretta Smith of Brooklyn, N.Y., to lieutenant
Sgt. Brian Toohey of Rockaway, N.J., to lieutenant
Sgt. Kevin Murphy of Hazlet, N.J., to lieutenant
Sgt. Patric Mangieri of West Orange, N.J., to lieutenant
Sgt. Richard Munnelly of Toms River, N.J., to lieutenant
Sgt. Robert Greff of Lincoln Park, N.J., to lieutenant
Sgt. William Gutch of Wayne, N.J., to lieutenant
Sgt. William McCauley of Manorville, N.Y., to lieutenant

Police Officer Kyu-Sae Rhee of Edison, N.J., to sergeant
Police Officer David Lim of Lynbrook, N.Y., to sergeant
Police Officer Alfred Breland of Effort, Pa., to sergeant
Police Officer Raul Morales of Staten Island, N.Y., to sergeant
Police Officer Steven Way of Yonkers, N.Y., to sergeant
Police Officer Michelle Serrano of Lyndhurst, N.J., to sergeant
Police Officer George Santiago of Keyport, N.J., to sergeant
Police Officer Joseph Carrigan of Hicksville, N.Y., to sergeant
Police Officer Richard Mancuso of Ronkonkoma, N.Y., to sergeant
Police Officer Tibor Toth of East Brunswick, N.J., to sergeant
Police Officer Joseph Mallon of New Rochelle, N.Y., to sergeant
Police Officer John Collis of Verona, N.J., to sergeant
Police Officer Steven Rotolo of Haledon, N.J., to sergeant
Police Officer Thomas Toht of Jamesburg, N.J., to sergeant
Police Officer Silfredo Rivera of Sayreville, N.J., to sergeant
Police Officer Kevin Rabino of St. Albans, N.Y., to detective
Police Officer James Wyler of Ringwood, N.J., to detective






Following is a list of members of the Port Authority Police Department to be promoted on May 6:

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