MOVING UP: Lebanon Police held a promotion and retirement ceremony Friday night and several officers were honored. (Pictured, from left with new ranks) officer Aaron Carlson, Sergeant Ted Boling, Captain Jim Miller, Lieutenant Rich Mount, LPD Chief Tyson Warmoth, LPD Deputy Chief Major Brad Bailey, Lebanon Mayor Matt Gentry. Also recognized were Sergeant Ben Phelps,and officers Carlson, Rob Watson, Ryan Williamson, Taylor Nielsen, David Edwards, and Trey Hendrix as each were awarded Life Saving Commendation Bars. Chief Warmoth also honored new LPD administrative assistan Ruthie Armas with the Lebanon Police Challenge Coin, and welcomed her to the LPD family. Retired LPD officers Harold West, Joe Rady, Mike Slagle and Maurice Hobson were also in attendance and Chief Warmoth encourged all current officers to lean on them for guidance and advice. "Get to know them, talk to them, and learn from them," said Warmoth to the LPD officeers in attendance. "We are truly honored by their presence. For the younger officers, these were the men that blazed the path before us and made the department what it is."