Sunday, August 07, 2016
GoLocalWorcester News Team
Dowd started his career with the Worcester County Sheriff’s Department in December of 1998, was promoted to Sergeant in 2007, Lieutenant in January 2014 and most recently to Captain, effective July 15 , 2016.
Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis announced on Friday that he has promoted 3 Lieutenants to the rank of Captain including Lt. Dennis Dowd of Worcester.
“As we continue to build a strong department dedicated to serving our community, I am very proud to announce the promotion of Dennis Dowd as well as the other two Lieutenants to the rank of Captain. The field of corrections is a difficult one, I have a great deal of confidence in our new captains and I know they will continue to work hard to make us a better department ” said Evangelidis.
Dowd, an 18 year veteran at the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office most recently served as a Lieutenant of Line Operations and previously served as a Sergeant in receiving.
As a Captain of line operations, Dowd will be responsible for commanding and supervising correctional officers and staff under his charge as well as monitoring the care, custody and control of inmate activity ensuring the safety of both staff and inmates.