Troop K Promotional Ceremony January 10, 2018


NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Robert C. Gregory
Troop K Commander

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

Pleasant Valley, New York – The New York State Police has a history of producing superior law enforcement professionals that demonstrate the values of honor and integrity.  Troop K would like to congratulate the following members on their recent promotions or new assignments:

Zone Sergeant Mark A. Conway entered the Division of State Police in May of 1998.  Conway was previously assigned to SP Somers as the Station Commander/Sergeant and was promoted to the rank of Zone Sergeant on November 30, 2017.  As a Zone Sergeant, Conway will continue to serve Troop K at Zone 2 Headquarters, SP Wappinger.

Station Commander/Sergeant Dominic J. Derocha entered the Division of State Police in April of 1994.  Derocha was most recently assigned to SP Somers and SP Hawthorne as a Sergeant.  He was promoted to the rank of Station Commander/Sergeant on November 30, 2017.  As a Station Commander/Sergeant, Derocha will continue to serve Troop K as the Hudson Valley Traffic Management Center Station Commander.

Auto Maintenance Inspector Michael R. Thomson entered the Division of State Police in August of 2015 as a Motor Equipment Mechanic.  Thomson quickly established himself as knowledgeable and hardworking in the garage.  As a result, Thomson was promoted to the position of Auto Maintenance Inspector on November 2, 2017.  Thomson will continue to serve Troop K at Troop Headquarters, SP Poughkeepsie.

Investigator Andrew B. Campbell entered the Division of the State Police in April of 2008 as a Trooper assigned to SP Wappinger.  Campbell was promoted to the rank of Investigator effective December 14, 2017.  As an investigator, Campbell will continue to serve Troop K at SP Somers.

From left to right:  Superintendent George P. Beach II, Captain Paul M. DeQuarto, First Sergeant Matthew C. Schlottmann, Captain Kathryne M. Rohde, Major Robert C. Gregory, Zone Sergeant Mark A. Conway, Auto Maintenance Inspector Michael R. Thomson, Investigator Andrew B. Campbell, Sergeant Christopher W. Kelder, Station Commander/Sergeant Dominic J. Derocha, Lieutenant Robert B. Young, Deputy Superintendent Stephen J. Smith, and First Deputy Superintendent Christopher Fiore.