Page 8 THE REVERE ADVOCATE – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2021 Making history: Revere Police Dept. promote three female superior officers Shown from left to right: Sergeant Jon Richard-Gibson, Captain Maria La Vita, Detective Doug Zingali, Lieutenant Lynn Romboli, Crime Analyst Sarah White and Detective Sergeant Stacey Bruzzese. By Tara Vocino F or the fi rst time in the history of the Revere Police Department, three female captains now serve on the department – after one was promoted last Friday morning. Maria A. La Vita was promoted from the rank of Lieutenant to Captain; Lynn M. Romboli from the rank of Sergeant to Lieutenant; and Jon Richard-Gibson from Patrolman/Detective to Sergeant. The female captains are Maria La Vita, Amy O’Hara and Michelle Mangino. Shown from left to right: Councillor-at-Large Steven Morabito, Mayor Brian Arrigo, Lt. Lynn Romboli, Capt. Maria La Vita, Capt. Amy O’Hara, Sgt. Jon Richard-Gibson, Police Chief David Callahan and Revere Police Department Executive Offi cer Sean Randall. Mayor Brian Arrigo thanked the offi cers’ families for their sacrifi ce. Christopher pinned a lieutenant badge onto his mother, Lynn Romboli. (Advocate photos by Tara Vocino) Police Chief David Callahan said last Friday was a historic day – the fi rst time that three female captains now serve on the force. Sgt. Jon Richard-Gibson is pictured with his wife, Amanda. Sons Sawyer and Silas pinned a captain badge onto their mother, Maria La Vita.

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