NBPD honors 2017 retirees

Our retirees are all special to us. On Wednesday, Aug. 9, we held a ceremony at police headquarters to honor our 2017 retirees. They received plaques and our best wishes for a long, happy, healthy retirement. Far left, Deputy Chief Paul Oliveira, and far right, Chief Joseph Cordeiro, congratulated the retirees. From left, Officer Elvin Ramos, who started Oct. 29, 1995 and retired Jan. 14; Officer Victor Tavares, who started June 1, 1986 and retired Jan. 21; Officer Ceasar Rebelo, who started Dec. 5, 1983 and retired Jan. 21; and Officer Leonard Mota, who started Oct. 25, 1987 and retired June 3. Also honored but not present when the photo was taken were Sgt. Franklin Eccleston, who started April 7, 1985 and retired Jan. 14, and Sgt. Mark Stone, who started Oct. 29, 1988 and retired July 22.