Feb. 10


February 11TH at Police Academy - 1:30 p.m.

The Cincinnati Police Department will hold a promotion ceremony for four sergeants at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 11 in Room A at the Police Academy, 800 Evans Street. Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell will administer the Oath of Office to Sergeants Herman Hill, Daniel O’Malley, David Schofield,and Sergeant Brian Vuyancih.

Sergeant Herman Hill is a graduate of Green Hills High School. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati. He also completed a Certificate in Supervisory Management from Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis. In August of 2002 he entered the Cincinnati Police Department’s 93rd Recruit Class and was promoted to police officer in District Four in February of 2003. He was then transferred to District One in January of 2006 and after five years he was transferred to the Violent Crimes Squad in District Four. In March of 2011 he was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Section in the Major Offenders Unit and Financial Crimes Squad. He has been in District Four since December of 2011 and specializes in CPR, conflict resolution, and budgeting. In addition to giving to community of Cincinnati as a police officer, Sergeant has been a mentor and tutor with the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative. Sergeant Hill resides in Springfield Township with his wife Tracye and two sons.

Sergeant Dan O’Malley is a graduate from Purcell Marian High School in 1991. Upon graduation he enrolled as a student at the University of Cincinnati studying criminal justice and corrections. After earning his Associate’s degree in 1994, Sergeant O’Malley enlisted in the United States Marine Corp 3rd Battalion 6th Marines (security forces), Special Operations Training Group, and Assault Rock Climbers. Sergeant O’Malley served four years active duty and was honorably discharged in 1998 where he found employment as a corrections officer for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. After serving as a corrections officer, Sergeant O’Malley served as a Deputy Sheriff in New Hanover County in Wilmington, North Carolina for one year. After the birth of his first child, he returned to his native Cincinnati and joined the Cincinnati Police Department as a police officer in 2002 where he has served in District One and presently for District Four. Sergeant O’Malley is a resident of North Avondale and is married to Andrea O’Malley with three wonderful children Alexandra 13, Owen 11, and Jordan 6. He has a passion for photography and art and in his spare time as a hobby, and enjoys social science studies.

Sergeant David Schofield is a graduate of Roger Bacon High School. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Economics and a Master’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. In addition to his academic achievements, he is also a graduate of the Chief’s Scholars Program at the University of Cincinnati. In January 2006 he entered the 100th Recruit Class at the Cincinnati Police Academy. He immediately began his career in CPD in District One where he was eventually transferred to the Personal Crimes Unit. In May of 2011 he was promoted to Police Specialist and then transferred to the Internal Investigations Unit. He is currently in the Professional Standards Section in the Office of Support Services. Sergeant Schofield lives in Price Hill with his wife Carime and four children.

Sergeant Brian Vuyancih is a graduate of Euclid High School in the Cleveland, Ohio area and earned an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Lakeland College. He was appointed as a police recruit in the 95th Recruit Class at the Cincinnati Police Academy in 2003. After being promoted to Police Officer in 2004 he was transferred to District Four. Sergeant Vuyancih has served in District Three the last eight years and has received several commendations for his professionalism and service to the community. Sergeant Vuyancih is married to Cynthia Vuyancih with two children Savannah Rose age four and Henry Patrick who is one month old.

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