DRACUT — Chief Peter Bartlett is pleased to announce the promotion of two members of the Dracut Police Department.
Sgt. Jon Gosselin was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and Det. Tyler Gibson was promoted to the rank of sergeant on Jan. 4 and Jan. 21, respectively. Both were appointed to their new ranks during a socially distanced ceremony that were split up in order to adhere to the state’s gathering restrictions.
“Lt. Gosselin and Sgt. Gibson have proven to be valuable members of the Dracut Police Department during their time here,” Chief Bartlett said. “I’d like to congratulate them on their promotions, and am confident that they will continue to serve the community with distinction.”
Lt. Jon Gosselin
Lt. Gosselin was hired as a full-time police officer with the Dracut Police Department in November 2007. He originally began his law enforcement career in 2004 with the Pelham Police Department in Pelham, N.H. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant in May 2017, and assigned as a patrol supervisor and Field Training Officer Program supervisor.
During his time with the department, Lt Gosselin has worked as a background investigator and Field Training Officer, and was charged with revamping and instituting the Field Training Program for new recruits. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and technical writing from the University of Hartford. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in crisis and emergency manager from LaSalle University.
In his new role, he will be the assigned shift commander for the overnight shift.
Sgt. Tyler Gibson
Sgt. Gibson joined the Dracut Police Department in May 2008 after serving in the United States Air Force for four years. After serving in the patrol division for as a background investigator and Field Training Officer he was assigned to the detective division as an investigator.
He holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
In his new role, he will serve as the patrol supervisor for the overnight shift.