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New Brunswick Police Department Detective Promoted to Sergeant

NBPD Sgt. Michael Coppola is pictured with Police Director Anthony Caputo on June 20.

The New Brunswick Police Department has welcomed one of its officers to a new leadership role.

Michael Coppola was promoted to the rank of Sergeant during a June 20 ceremony at New Brunswick City Hall.

Sgt. Coppola has served with the New Brunswick Police Department since April 2005, most recently as a detective.

His response in the line of duty during a 2009 bank robbery was recognized with awards from the 200 Club, the Knights of Columbus and the National Association of Police Organizations.

He will continue to serve in the department’s Criminal Investigation Division in his role as Sergeant.