American Legion Post #16 presented Officer George Turgeau with their “Lawman of the Year” Award. George's many accomplishments are well documented over the last year, and the fact that George is an Army veteran himself makes the award even more special. The CPD appreciates George's dedication to the department and the city of Covington, as well as our country. The CPD appreciates the American Legion Post #16 for taking the time to recognize Officer Turgeau, and CPD thanks all of their members for their dedicated service to our country. - Chief Tim Lentz The Covington Police Department has established an "Internet Purchase Exchange Location" inside the lobby of the police department, 212 E. Kirkland St. The safe zone was created to address safety concerns when making Internet based purchases and meeting in person to conduct the transaction. The exchange location is available to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The police department lobby is located to the left of the council chambers on Kirkland St. Individuals utilizing the safe zone do not need to have an officer present and the area is monitored by video surveillance at all times. CPD Promotions After Lt. Joey Mayberry retired from the CPD with 23 years of service, CPD Chief Tim Lentz announced the promotion of two officers last week. Deputy Chief Culotta and Chief Lentz promoted Sergeant Shane Maricelli to the rank of Lieutenant and Officer Bret Miller to the rank of Sergeant. As with tradition, their families were present to celebrate their accomplishment, and CPD would like you to join in congratulating Lt. Shane Maricelli and Sgt. Bret Miller on their promotions. The Covington Police Department is open 24/7. For Emergencies, dial 911. For general assistance, call 985-892-85000. Find Covington Police Department on FB.