By Erica Thomas, managing editor
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department promoted two new Captains to assist Chief Eric Rush in the daily operations of the department.
Cpt. Dave Morette and Cpt. Greg Cardwell will each lead two divisions of the department and will supervise lieutenants.
Cpt. Morette will supervise the Patrol Division and the Jail and Communications Division. Cpt. Cardwell will supervise the Special Operations Division and the Criminal Operations Division.
Chief Rush promoted two officers after many years of service to the Trussville Police Department. Rush said the department hasn’t had a captain position in nearly two years.
Morette and Cardwell were presented with badges and certificates during a Trussville City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.
“As the chief, I have great expectations for these two and I’m confident they’re up to the task that I’ve given them,” said Rush.
Cardwell said the ceremony was a time of reflection for him, after 20 years in law enforcement.
“I am honored to serve the great City of Trussville as a Police Captain,” said Cardwell. “I have served the City of Trussville as a Police Officer for the last 17 years and I am very grateful to Chief Rush, Mayor Choat, and the City Council for this opportunity. I have always worked hard to serve the citizens of Trussville, to the best of my ability, and I will continue to do so in my new role within the Trussville Police Department.”