As of March 15, Stephen Bresciano and Jamie Taylor are no longer officers with the Manchester Police Department, they are sergeants.
Manchester Police Capt. Christopher Davis announced this week that Bresciano, who has been with the department for 16 years, and Taylor, who has been with Manchester for eight years, have been promoted to the rank of sergeant.
Bresciano had been a field training officer and was previously assigned to the department’s traffic unit. He also serves on the Capital Region Emergency Services Team.
Bresciano has received numerous accolades from the general public, as well as earning the Medal of Valor for his actions during the Hartford Distributors shooting in 2010.
Prior to coming to Manchester in October 2005, Taylor had worked for the East Hampton and South Windsor police departments. Taylor had been a field training officer and was previously assigned to the department’s downtown PAR Unit.
Taylor has also received numerous letters of gratitude from residents, as well as earning the Medal of Valor, Distinguished Service Unit Citations and a life saving award.