The New Canaan Police Department promoted two sergeants and two lieutenants this week to fill leadership vacancies created by retirements, according to Police Chief Leon Krolikowski

Sgt. Carol Ogrinc, a 27-year veteran who has served as the department’s Youth Officer and press information officer since 2006, was promoted to lieutenant. She served as the department’s communications training officer and E911 manager for 14 years.

In 2012 she implemented the department’s Project Lifesaver Program, and received two Meritorious Duty Awards and a Unit Citation Award from the department.

Sgt. Andrew Walsh, a 15-year veteran of the department, was also promoted to lieutenant, and is team leader of the Department’s Special Response Team.

Officer Aaron LaTourette was promoted to the rank of sergeant, and has been a member of the department for 15 years. During his career he has served as a dispatcher, acting sergeant, firearms and Taser instructor, and is a member of the department’s Honor Guard and motorcycle patrol.

He is also a member of the department’s Special Response Team, and won the “Lieutenant Stephen W. Wood Officer of the Year,” Award in 2015. He is also an 18-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Reserve, where he holds the rank of Warrant Officer 2.

Officer Marc DeFelice was promoted to sergeant and is a 12-year veteran of the department and been an acting sergeant and acting lieutenant, a field training officer, and business liaison officer to downtown merchants.

He is also a member of the department’s Special Response Team, and has most recently been working in the investigations division.

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