Shelton Police Department member marks 37 years with the force

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A Shelton Police Department member has been recognized for his more than three decades of service with the agency.

Sgt. John F. Youd was honored for his 37 years with the department during a recent promotions and recognition ceremony.

Youd, a lifelong Shelton resident, became a supernumerary officer in 1978 with the department. He was hired as a patrolman in 1980.

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Shelton Police Department members being recognized during the ceremony.

Shelton Police Department members being recognized during the ceremony.

Youd has been a member of the Shelton SWAT team and a former supervisor of the detective bureau. He is currently assigned to patrol, serving as senior patrol supervisor.
Honor guard salute

 

Honor guard salute

During the March 26 police promotion and recognition ceremony, city Emergency Management Director Michael Maglione served as master of ceremonies. Mayor Mark Lauretti and Police Chief Joel Hurliman also spoke at the event.

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A cake with the Shelton Police Department shield and motto (”Service. Professionalism. Dedication to duty.”) was served to attendees.

A cake with the Shelton Police Department shield and motto (”Service. Professionalism. Dedication to duty.”) was served to attendees.

There was an honor guard salute and Francesca Scarpa from Center Stage Theatre sang the National Anthem and God Bless America.

Three department members were honored for 30 or more years of service, commendations were awarded for extraordinary actions, and eight members were promoted.

 

Others who were honored

Click below to read about other police department members recognized at the event:

Sgts. Kunkel and Serrano:

https://www.sheltonherald.com/66247/photos-two-shelton-police-sergeants-honored-during-ceremony/

Det. Nugent and K-9 Jager:

www.sheltonherald.com/65858/shelton-police-officer-promoted-to-detective-k-9-dog-recognized-for-service

Sgts. Siglinger and Yerzak:

www.sheltonherald.com/65752/65752

Capts. Kozlowsky and Sequeira:

www.sheltonherald.com/65629/photos-two-are-promoted-to-captain-in-shelton-police-department

Det. DeBrum:

www.sheltonherald.com/65511/photos-first-female-ever-promoted-to-detective-by-the-shelton-police

Officers Eldridge and Norris:

www.sheltonherald.com/65333/two-shelton-police-officers-honored-for-capture-arrest-of-armed-robber

Chief Hurliman:

www.sheltonherald.com/65251/photos-shelton-police-chief-honored-for-almost-four-decades-of-service

Sgt. Zaksewicz:

www.sheltonherald.com/65140/photos-shelton-police-department-member-honored-for-30-years-of-service

 

Click below to read a list of deceased Shelton Police Department members:

www.sheltonherald.com/65773/honoring-all-deceased-members-of-the-shelton-police-department

 

 

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