Only a few short weeks after becoming Lafayette’s new police chief. Chief Benjamin Hill has made a major promotion within the ranks of the department. The promotion was given to Sgt. George Rampey of the Lafayette Police Department. Rampey’s promotion becomes the second internal promotion within the department in weeks following that of Chief Hill himself.
The announcement of Sgt. Rampey’s promotion came at Monday nights city council meeting. Sgt. Rampey has been promoted to the position of Lieutenant of Patrol Commander. Before the city council Monday night Sgt. Rampey thanked the council members for their confidence in him to do his job and serve his community. “I am here to serve and have been doing it all my career,” Rampey proudly said before the city council Monday night.
Sergeant Rampey has a strong career in law enforcement with its foundation found right here in the local region. That career started more than 23 years ago when Sgt. Rampey started and served four strong and dedicated years with the Chambers County Sheriff’s department. The remainder of his career he has been a public servant to the residents of the city of Lafayette within the ranks of its police department.
Sergeant Rampey’s promotion officially began on May 28th. Chief Hill credits his decision of promoting Rampey to the years of combined service the pair has shared within the department and their many past experiences of working together.