Northampton Police Officers Receive Promotions and Awards

Northampton, Mass. (WGGB) — The Northampton Police Department honored some of its officers and welcomed some new ones Thursday evening.

At the City Council Meeting Thursday night 4 new officers were sworn in.

John Catledge was also promoted to Lieutenant and Josef Barszcz was promoted to Sergeant.

The chief also presented this year’s departmental awards.

Police Sgt. Alan Borowski told ABC40 News, “It’s nice any time you get a chance to be in front of the city council and the mayor again. All your peers recognized for things people don’t usually see or hear about it’s definitely an honor it’s just a credit to our department.”

The departmental awards are decided by the members of the Northampton Police Department.


  • whittle650

    Good for Cartledge…. He’s a real cop. Borowski
    Is a bitch…last thing hamp needs is more cops.