Mayor Announces Police Promotions

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Allentown promoted two of its Police Officers recently when Mayor Ed Pawlowski and Police Chief Roger MacLean announced the promotions of Glen Dorney to Captain and William Reinik to Lieutenant in the Allentown Police Department.

“In my nearly seven full years as mayor I can say with confidence that we have been and continue to be served by a number of talented leaders in the Allentown Police Department,” said Pawlowski. “These officers are a credit to the department and the citizens of the city.”

Captain Dorney was hired on February 17, 1997 and was assigned to the 3rd Platoon. He worked various details and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in November 2005, and then to the rank of Lieutenant in January 2011. Captain Dorney is a member of the Emergency Response Team and accepted the position of Team Commander in August 2007. Captain Dorney is in charge of PSA4 and has assumed the duties formerly held by recently retired Captain Stephen Mould.

Lieutenant Reinik was hired on February 22, 1993 and was assigned to the 2nd Platoon. He worked various details and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in November 2005, serving at the Allentown Police Academy. Lieutenant Reinik was a member of the Emergency Response Team. He will be in charge of the 4th Platoon.

“We have made a determined effort to prepare qualified men and women to assume leadership positions within the Allentown Police Department,” said MacLean. “Captain Dorney and Lieutenant Reinik have climbed through the ranks. They have earned the respect of the rank and file and the command staff.”

Captain Dorney graduated from Nazareth Area High School and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Penn State University in Exercise and Sports Medicine. Captain Dorney has received six Commendations: three for Bravery, one for Heroism and two for Merit.

Lieutenant Reinik served eight years in the United States Marine Corps. He is a graduate of Salisbury High School and attended Arizona Western College. Lieutenant Reinik has been awarded a Commendation for Merit.