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Buckhannon Police Department officers receive pins for promotion to corporal

October 19, 2018

BUCKHANNON, WV: During Thursday’s City Council meeting, Buckhannon Police Department officers Marshall O’Connor and Josh Wilson received pins recognizing their promotion to the rank of corporal. The officers recently passed promotional testing to achieve this rank. Both O’Connor and Wilson have been with the Buckhannon Police Department since 2013.

Corporal Marshall O’Connor is pictured about with his wife, Tiffany, daughter, Kaylee, and son, Tristin. Corporal Josh Wilson received his pin from his wife, Paris. Buckhannon Police Chief Matt Gregory commended the officers for their hard work and dedication to the department and congratulated them on the new rank.

The Buckhannon Police Department employs eleven full-time officers, one part-time officer, and an administrative assistant. The department is responsible for community safety, crime prevention, and apprehension of offenders. The Buckhannon Police Department is currently seeking national accreditation through the CALEA program, which ensures compliance with national regulations and best practices in policing and crime reduction. Call 911 in an emergency, and (304) 472-5723 for questions or non-emergency assistance. To learn more about the Buckhannon Police Department, visit their webpage at

Callie Cronin Sams,