Promotions announced at Wareham Police

(l-r) Sgt. Steven Soqui, Officer Kyle Gomes, Officer Justin Silveira, and Lt. Walter Correia.

WAREHAM – Acting Police Chief John Walcek is proud to announce recent personnel changes within the Wareham Police Department.

• Sgt. Walter Correia has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, and will command the Administrative Division of the Police Department. Lt. Correia is a longtime member of the WPD,
being hired in 1994. He has served as a Patrol Officer, and Detective, before being promoted to Sergeant in 2010. Acting Chief Walcek said, “Lt. Correia is highly respected by not only the members of this Police Department, but by the public as well. From the very start of his career he has always gone above and beyond, proving to be a very dedicated Police Officer. This is a well -deserved promotion.”

• Patrol Officer Steven Soqui has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sgt. Soqui transferred from the Acushnet Police Department in 2015. Prior to that he had served as a Patrol Officer in Acushnet since 2006. Acting Chief Walcek said, “Sgt. Soqui has proven to be an excellent addition to the Wareham Police Department and we look forward to his service as a Patrol Supervisor.”

• Special Officer Kyle Gomes has been hired as a full-time Police Officer. Officer Gomes is a life- long Wareham resident and 2014 graduate of Wareham High School. He has served as Special Officer since 2017, and is working toward a Bachelor’s Degree at Bridgewater State University.

• Special Officer Justin Silveira has been hired as full-time Police Officer. Officer Silveira is also a life-long Wareham resident, graduating from Wareham High School in 2010. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Bridgewater State University and served as a special officer since 2015.

Acting Chief Walcek said, “Both Kyle and Justin come from well- respected Wareham families, and
we are very pleased to have them added to the roster of the Wareham Police Department.”
Media release and photo furnished by Wareham Police
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