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First Haitian female police officer sworn in, two firefighters promoted

Two firefighters were promoted, and the first Haitian-American female police officer was sworn in during Monday’s City Council meeting at Everett City Hall. Everett Fire Lt. James Collins was promoted to Fire Captain. Everett Firefighter Private Thomas Ross was promoted to Lieutenant, and City Clerk Sergio Cornelio swore in Marie Charlusena Sylvain to the Everett Police Department.

City Clerk Sergio Cornelio swore in the first Haitian female police officer, Marie Charlusena Sylvain, 24, during Monday’s City Council meeting at Everett City Hall.
Marie Charlusena Sylvain was all smiles after receiving a standing ovation.
The Sylvain family
Marie Chalusena Sylvain was pinned.
The new hires: incoming Fire Captain James Collins, incoming Police Officer Marie Charlusena Sylvain and incoming Fire Lt. Thomas Ross.
Incoming Fire Captain James Collins and family: proud wife Jody, James – who comes from a firefighter family – mother, Kathleen and daughter,.
Ava.
Ava pinned her father, James, from lieutenant to captain.
Malden Police supported Police Officer Marie Charlusena Sylvain.
Incoming Fire Lt. Thomas Ross with girlfriend and family, shown from left to right: girlfriend Kailee Caron, father Arthur Ross, sister Jaime Ross, Fire Lt. Ross, sister Jesse Ross and mother Susan Ross.
Retired Fire Captain Andrew O’Hearn pinned incoming Fire Lt. Thomas Ross.
City Clerk Sergio Cornelio swore in Everett Firefighter Private Thomas Ross to be a Fire Lieutenant.
City Clerk Sergio Cornelio swore in Everett Fire Lt. James Collins to be a Fire Captain.

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