Greensboro Police Department Promotes Nine Employees
GREENSBORO, NC (Jan. 11, 2019) – Nine police officers with the Greensboro Police Department advanced in rank today during a ceremony that began at 9:30 am in the City Council chambers at 300 W. Washington St. The department promoted four corporals to sergeants and five officers to corporal.
Sergeant Jeffrey L. Carter joined the Greensboro Police Department in February of 1996 as a member of the 72nd PBIC. He began his career in the Patrol Bureau and in January of 2000, Sgt. Carter became a Field Training Officer. In 2004, Sgt. Carter was assigned to the Western Division Community Resource Team. In May of 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Corporal and reassigned to the Patrol Bureau in Central Division. In 2014, Sgt. Carter was given a special assignment on the Center City Resource Team, also known as the Bike Team, which he worked for approximately 18 months. Sgt. Carter has a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Appalachian State University, and has received his Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate through the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission. Sgt. Carter will be assigned to the Patrol Bureau.
Sergeant Bradley R. Denny joined the Greensboro Police Department in January of 2004 as a member of the 82nd PBIC. He has previously been assigned as a Corporal in Patrol District Ill. During the course of his career Sgt. Denny has served in patrol and the downtown Bike Team. Sgt. Denny holds certifications as a General Instructor, a Chemical Munitions Instructor, and is currently an assistant team leader over the Civil Emergency Unit. Sgt. Denny attended The University of North Carolina – Greensboro, where he graduated in 2003 with a B.S. in Sociology. Sgt. Denny will be assigned to Patrol Division.
Sergeant Sheila Lennox-Spaulding joined the Greensboro Police Department in September 2006 as a member of the 86th PBIC. Her career has included assignments in Patrol, Center City Recourse Team, and Police neighborhood resource center. Sergeant I Lennox-Spaulding is also a member to the Peer Support team. Additionally, Sergeant Lennox-Spaulding is a graduate of UNCG where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and is currently completing her second degree at UNCG in Supply Chain Management. She is also a US army combat veteran of 8 years serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sergeant Marcus R. McPhatter joined the Greensboro Police Department in April of 2007 as a member of the 87th PBIC. He has previously been assigned as a Corporal in the Criminal Investigations Division Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) squad, Vice Narcotics TNT, and in patrol District I. Sgt. McPhatter has served as a Police Training Officer and a member of the Greensboro Police Department Special Response Team and holds a certification as a General Instructor. Sgt. McPhatter attended Elizabeth City State University, where he graduated in 2003 with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Sgt. McPhatter also attended Phoenix University, where is obtained his Masters Degree in Administrative and Justice Securities. Sgt. McPhatter will be assigned to Patrol Division.
Corporal Adrian L. Dellinger joined the Greensboro Police Department in March of 2009 as a member of the 90th PBIC. He was first assigned to the Patrol Division in District II before serving as a Detective in the Family Victims Unit. During Cpl. Dellinger’s career he has been awarded various departmental awards including the Life Saving Award, Superior Service Bar and the Medal of Valor. In 2012 Cpl. Dellinger was awarded the American Red Cross Salute to Heroes Lawman award.
Corporal Justin Douglas joined the Greensboro Police Department in February of 2011 as a member of the 93rd PBIC. He has previously been assigned as a Detective in the Criminal Investigations Division, Street Crimes Unit. Prior to that, Cpl. Douglas was assigned to the Patrol Bureau- Central Division. Cpl. Douglas attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Management and Society.
Corporal Sadie Mae McDonald joined the Greensboro Police Department in June of 2001 as a member of the 79t h PBIC. She has previously been assigned to Patrol in District 1. During the course of her career Corporal. McDonald has served in Patrol, Community Resource, and Criminal Investigations. In addition, she has served as a Police Training Officer and Police Officer Recruiter. Corporal McDonald attended Guilford College, where she graduated in 2001 with a B.S. in Justice and Policy Studies.
Cpl. McDonald will be assigned to Patrol Division.
Corporal Robert J. Mensel joined the Greensboro Police Department in June of 2008 as a member of the 89th PBIC. He has previously been assigned as a Detective in the Criminal Investigations Division. During the course of his career Cpl. Mensel has served in Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Fraud, and as a federal task force officer with the United States Secret Service.
Corporal Christopher A. Zimmer joined the Greensboro Police Department in January 2008. During his career he has been assigned to the District 3 and District 1 patrol divisions. Corporal Zimmer has served as a Police Training Officer since November of 2012. Corporal Zimmer joined the Honor Guard team in November 2016. He will be assigned to the patrol division.
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