Manchester Officers Promoted
2/19/2013 12:56 PM
Pictured L to R: Lt. Todd Boucher; Sgt. Brandon Murphy; and Sgt. Christopher Goodnow
MANCHESTER, NH- On Tuesday, February 19, 2013, three Manchester officers were promoted. Officer Brandon Murphy, a ten year veteran of the Manchester Police Department, was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Sgt Murphy has previously served as a patrol officer and as a detective assigned to the Special Enforcement Division. He also is assigned to the SWAT team as an Element Leader and serves as an instructor for the Tactical Officer Association. Sgt Murphy is a graduated of Trinity High School and St Anselm’s College.
Officer Christopher Goodnow, promoted to the rank of Sergeant, had first served as a Rockingham County Sheriff for two years before he started his career with the Manchester Police Department in 1997. Sgt. Goodnow served as a patrol officer and K-9 handler before his most recent assignment in the Community Policing Division. Sgt. Goodnow was an instructor at the Manchester Police Canine Academy and currently serves as the unit’s trainer. He is a graduate of Londonderry High School and has achieved certification in a number of specialized training programs.
Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant was Sgt. Todd Boucher, a 23 year veteran in law enforcement, first served as an officer with the Allenstown and Litchfield Police Departments before starting his career with Manchester in 1995. Lt. Boucher has served as a patrol officer and was also assigned to the Mounted Unit before his promotion to sergeant in 2006. He has since served as a supervisor assigned to the Patrol Division. Lt. Boucher is a graduate of Alvrine High School and Hesser College.