Officer Andrew D. Brodeur
Officer Brodeur is a 2006 graduate of Cumberland High School. He completed his undergraduate studies in Criminal Justice and received an Associate's degree from Air University.
From 2008 to 2012, Off. Brodeur served his country as a member of the United States Air Force, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant. He is a veteran of "Operation Enduring Freedom", where he was deployed to Shindand, Afghanistan.
During his service, Off. Brodeur was awarded the following medals:
- Air Force Commendation Medal
- Air Force Achievement Medal
- Afghanistan Campaign Medal
- Air Force Expeditionary Medal
- Good Conduct Medal
After introducing Off. Brodeur, Police Chief Bryan Volpe presented him with his badge and initiated the ceremonial "Pinning of the Badge". Officer Brodeur was pinned by his fianceé, Marissa Speroni.
Off. Brodeur will now embark on a 12-week field training program to learn the inner workings of the agency which will allow him to "fine tune" his skills in order to provide a high level of service to the Town of Coventry. His addition will bring CPD's staff to a total of 56 sworn police officers.
"Officer Brodeur, congratulations on becoming a member of one of the finest law enforcement agencies in the state," said Chief Volpe. "I wish you a long and healthy career with the Coventry Police Department."