RANDOLPH — Chief William Pace is pleased to announce that three members of the Randolph Police Department were promoted during a ceremony last night.
Anthony Marag was promoted from the rank of Lieutenant to Commander of Investigative Services; Penny Cirino was promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant; and Daniel Zaiter was promoted to the rank of Sergeant after serving as a Patrolman.
A ceremony recognizing the promotions was held Monday night, July 15, at the Randolph Town Council meeting. All three were sworn in by Judge Serge Georges of Boston Municipal Court. Each of the officers were also given an official citation from the Massachusetts State House congratulating them on their accomplishments. The citation was presented by state Sen. Walter Timilty.
“Last night was a special one for three of our officers and their loved ones,” Chief Pace said. “Commander Marag, Lt. Cirino and Sgt. Zaiter have each distinguished themselves as hardworking individuals who uphold the best of what the Randolph Police Department represents. I wish them all the best in this next step in their respective careers.”
Commander Anthony Marag
Commander Marag has been a member of the Randolph Police Department for 23 years.
He is a two-time Dana Award recipient and was a co-founder of the South Shore Street Crimes Task Force.
He held the rank of Lieutenant for five years. Prior to that he was a Detective Sgt. for six years and a Patrolman for eight years.
In his time with the department, he also served as the town’s first School Resource Officer and was a D.A.R.E. Officer for RPD.
Lt. Penny Cirino
Lt. Cirino has been a police officer for 21 years and a Sergeant for the Randolph Police for the past seven years.
For the past 12 years, Lt. Cirino has been a member of the Randolph Police accident reconstruction team.
For the past 10 years, she has served as one of the department’s firearms instructors and is responsible for making sure that officers are up to date and qualified with their firearms certifications.
Lt. Cirino is a member of the department’s Rape Aggression Defense Program (R.A.D.) where female residents are taught how to defend themselves from an attack. She also recently began working as a member of the Randolph Police Academy as a Staff Instructor.
Sgt. Daniel Zaiter
Sgt. Zaiter has been with the Randolph Police Department for 10 years after graduating from the Boston Police Academy in 2009.
He has been a mountain bike officer for the department for the past eight years.
He also was recently named as a member of the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council (MetroLEC).
Prior to his career in law enforcement he served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve from from 1997 to 2000.