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  • Brian Cunningham was promoted Monday to Deputy Chief of Investigations for the Naperville Police Department. He and five others received promotions during a ceremony in the city council chambers as part of police Chief Robert Marshall's restructuring of the department.

      Brian Cunningham was promoted Monday to Deputy Chief of Investigations for the Naperville Police Department. He and five others received promotions during a ceremony in the city council chambers as part of police Chief Robert Marshall's restructuring of the department.
    Courtesy of Naperville police

  • Jason Arres was promoted Monday to the rank of commander in the Naperville Police Department.

      Jason Arres was promoted Monday to the rank of commander in the Naperville Police Department.
    Courtesy of Naperville police

  • Louis Cammiso was promoted Monday to the rank of commander in the Naperville Police Department from his previous position as Internal Affairs Sgt. and Public Information Officer.

      Louis Cammiso was promoted Monday to the rank of commander in the Naperville Police Department from his previous position as Internal Affairs Sgt. and Public Information Officer.
    Courtesy of Naperville police

  • Matthew Egan was one of six Naperville police personnel to receive a promotion Monday when he was elevated to the rank of sergeant as part of Chief Robert Marshall's restructuring of the department.

      Matthew Egan was one of six Naperville police personnel to receive a promotion Monday when he was elevated to the rank of sergeant as part of Chief Robert Marshall's restructuring of the department.
    Courtesy of Naperville police

  • James Sakelakos was among six Naperville police personnel promoted Monday when he stepped up to the rank of sergeant.

      James Sakelakos was among six Naperville police personnel promoted Monday when he stepped up to the rank of sergeant.
    Courtesy of Naperville police

  • Derek Zook was promoted Monday to the rank of sergeant in the Naperville Police Department.

      Derek Zook was promoted Monday to the rank of sergeant in the Naperville Police Department.
    Courtesy of Naperville police

 
 

Six Naperville police officers were promoted Monday during a ceremony in the city council chambers elevating one to the rank of deputy chief, two to commander and three to sergeant.

Investigations Cmdr. Brian Cunningham was promoted to deputy chief of investigations; Sgts. Jason Arres and Louis Cammiso were promoted to commander; and Matthew Egan, James Sakelakos and Derek Zook became sergeants.

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The promotions came as Chief Robert Marshall restructures the department after taking his position in May 2012.

Here is a look at the careers of those who stepped into higher roles Monday:

• Deputy Chief of Investigations Brian Cunningham was hired by Naperville in 1986. He has a bachelor's in education from Governors State University and has held positions as a special enforcement investigator, a liquor liaison officer, a general assignment investigator and a violent crimes investigator.

In 1999, he was promoted to patrol sergeant and also served as special enforcement unit sergeant and major crimes sergeant. Cunningham was promoted to patrol commander in 2011 and then investigations division commander.

• Cmdr. Jason Arres was hired as a Naperville police officer in 2001. He has worked as a patrol officer, special enforcement investigator, intelligence officer and as a member of the department's special response team and the Region 4 weapons of mass destruction special response team. Arres was promoted to patrol sergeant in 2011 and administrative sergeant in 2013. He also served as K9 sergeant last year and this year.

• Cmdr. Louis Cammiso was hired as a Naperville police officer in 1991 after spending four years with the Lisle Police Department. He has a bachelor's in psychology from Governors State University and a master's in organizational development from Benedictine University.

With Naperville, Cammiso has served as a special enforcement unit investigator, a DuPage Metropolitan Enforcement Group agent and supervisor and a major crimes investigator. He was promoted to patrol sergeant in 2004, became special operations group sergeant in 2006, then patrol sergeant in 2010 before becoming internal affairs unit sergeant and public information officer in 2012.

• Sgt. Matthew Egan began his career with the Pontiac Police Department after graduating with a bachelor's in administration of justice from Southern Illinois University in 1992. He has spent 16 years as a Naperville police officer, holding positions including patrol officer, training officer, SWAT team member, elementary school resource officer, and school resource officer for Lincoln and Madison junior high schools as well as Naperville Central High School.

• Sgt. James Sakelakos was a firefighter for 14 years and has been a police officer for 19. He has bachelor's degrees in flight operation and aviation management and is a licensed commercial pilot. With Naperville police, he has held positions as a crime prevention officer, traffic officer, underwater recovery team leader, CPR and first aid instructor, tactical combat casualty care instructor and field training officer.

• Sgt. Derek Zook is a 15-year veteran of the Naperville force who has spent 12 years as a patrol officer and three years as a general assignment investigator. He has a bachelor's in criminal justice and sociology from Western Illinois University.

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