Statesville Police Department Announces Promotions Following Corporal Assessment

Last Updated 9/28/2023In Police News, Latest City News

Statesville Police Chief David Onley is proud to announce the successful completion of the recent corporal assessment process for the Statesville Police Department. Of the eight officers assessed, three officers have earned well-deserved promotions:  Cpl. Chan Austin, Cpl. Attrie Killian, and Cpl. Casey Hoover.

Cpl. Chan Austin has been with the Statesville Police Department for 24 years. Cpl. Austin began his career in the Patrol Division before transitioning to the Community Services Division, where he undertook the role of Crime Prevention Officer. In recognition of his commitment and professionalism, he was promoted to the rank of Master Police Officer in 2021. Cpl. Austin's commitment to community service remains unwavering as he continues his service within the Community Services Division.

Cpl. Attrie Killian has 14 years of invaluable experience with the department.  Throughout her tenure, Cpl. Killian has made contributions to the department in the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations Division, and most recently as a School Resource Officer. Cpl. Killian's outstanding performance led to her promotion to Master Police Officer in 2021. She will now return to the Criminal Investigations Division, where her expertise will continue to benefit our community.

Cpl. Casey Hoover, with seven years of service with the Statesville Police Department, also began in the Patrol Division.  He is currently in the Criminal Investigations Division and serves as a member of the Special Response Team. Cpl. Hoover's excellent service earned him the rank of Master Police Officer earlier this year, and he will continue to serve the community within the Criminal Investigations Division.

These promotions reflect the Statesville Police Department's commitment to recognizing and rewarding the hard work, dedication, and excellence of our officers. Chief Onley commends Cpl. Austin, Cpl. Killian, and Cpl. Hoover for their unwavering commitment to public safety and their continued contributions to the community. These promotions signify not only personal achievements but also the department's confidence in their leadership abilities.

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