NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robin H. Benziger
Troop K Commander

PRESS RELEASE

Pleasant Valley, New York – Since 1917, the New York State Police has had a history of producing superior law enforcement professionals that distinguish themselves as leaders. Troop K would like to acknowledge and applaud the following members on their recent promotion or reclassification.

Senior Investigator William J. Mulrein III entered the Division of State Police in January of 2002. Mulrein was promptly promoted to Investigator in 2007 where he served the Livingston barracks and Troop K Major Crimes Unit. In January of 2014, he was appointed to Senior Investigator where he served as the Administrative Senior Investigator before transferring to SP Dover Plains. On February 26, 2015, Senior Investigator Mulrein will earn the permanent rank of Sergeant and will continue to serve the Bureau of Criminal Investigation stationed at the Poughkeepsie barracks.

Trooper Christian McCarthy started his career with the New York State Police in April of 1994. Trooper McCarthy is currently assigned to the Troop K Traffic Incident Management Team and is the Assistant Senior Diver on the Troop K Scuba detail. Effective February 26, 2015, Trooper McCarthy will be promoted to Sergeant, where he will serve Troop F.

Investigator Francis P. Stabile III entered the State Police Basic School on January of 1996. He was promoted to Investigator in May of 2004 and effective February 26, 2015, he is appointed to Senior Investigator where he will serve the SP Somers barracks.

Investigator Marcus A. Walthour entered the Division of State Police in October of 2000. He was promoted to Investigator in March of 2008 and effective February 26, 2015, he is appointed to Senior Investigator where he will serve Division Headquarters.

Trooper Justin W. Marrero, an 11-year veteran of the State Police, will be appointed to Investigator effective February 26, 2015. Trooper Marrero is currently assigned to the Hawthorne barracks and is the 2014 recipient of the Zone 3 Trooper of the Year Award.

Trooper John F. Reppucci, also an 11-year veteran of the State Police, will be appointed to Investigator effective February 26, 2015. Trooper Reppucci is currently assigned to the Livingston barracks. Trooper Reppucci is a CPR and EMS instructor with the State Police and is also trained in Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response.

Trooper Steven M. Connolly, a 7-year veteran of the State Police, is appointed to Investigator effective February 26, 2015. Trooper Connolly is currently assigned to the Cortlandt barracks where he serves Troop K as a Drug Recognition Expert, Crime Scene Technician and a Field Training Officer.