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Posted on: September 20, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Department Promotions

Chief Kim Dine is pleased to announce the promotions of Sgt. Eric Stanley and Cpl. Matthew Carrado An promotion ceremony will be held at the start of the Mayor and Board of Alderman public meeting scheduled for Thursday September 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm.

Chief Kim C. Dine, Chief of the Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the following promotions in the Frederick Police Department:

• Eric D. Stanley to the rank of Sergeant;

• Matthew J. Carrado to the rank of Corporal;

An official promotion ceremony will be held at the start of the Mayor and Board of Alderman public meeting scheduled for Thursday September 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm.


Cpl. Matthew Carrado is a nine-year veteran of law enforcement. He joined the Department in November 2003 and is a graduate of the 46th Frederick Police Academy. In April 2012 he was designated and Acting Corporal and has served as an assistant supervisor to Patrol Squad E. In addition to his daily assignments, Cpl. Carrado is one of the Department’s Multi-lingual officers and a Drug Recognition Expert. Cpl. Carrado holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland.


Sgt. Eric Stanley is an eighteen-year veteran of law enforcement. He joined the Department in January 1994 and is a graduate of the 37th Frederick Police Academy. In June 2006 he was promoted to corporal and has served as an assistant supervisor in both the Patrol Division and Community Services Division. In addition to his daily assignments, Sgt. Stanley was a member of the Department’s Special Response Team for 12 years; he has been an FTO; a General Police Instructor; a Firearms Instructor; and an Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor. Sgt. Stanley holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Mount Saint Mary’s University.


Promotions to the rank of corporal and sergeant consist of highly competitive processes, which include several processes, including assessment from assessors from outside police agencies. These processes are run by a professional firm specializing in promotional processes.

Chief Dine congratulates the promotees for their hard work and success in the promotion processes and for their outstanding careers. Further, Chief Dine indicated his challenge to these outstanding and highly educated supervisors to continue to take the Frederick Police Department to new heights in responsiveness to crime, quality of life issues, and addressing community concerns.

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