Thursday, February 21, 2008
Livingstone Promoted to Captain
Chief of Police Charles L. Scherpa announces that Lieutenant Scott P. Livingstone was promoted to the rank of Captain effective February 11, 2008. He will be officially sworn in at the Amherst Select Board Meeting on February 25, 2008, at 6:45 p.m.
Captain Livingstone joined the Amherst Police Department as a Community Service Officer on March 28, 1977. He was appointed Patrolman on September 8, 1981, and he graduated from the Massachusetts State Police Academy 73rd MPOC in December of 1981. Livingstone was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on January 2, 1988, and he was assigned to the department’s detective bureau in May of 2000. Livingstone was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on September 13, 2000.
Captain Livingstone is a trained instructor in Crowd Management and Special Operations. He is the department’s instructor in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Breathalyzer Operation, and OUI Detection. Most recently, Captain Livingstone was the Officer in Charge of night shift operations. He is currently the President of the Amherst Police Relief Association.
Captain Livingstone grew up in Granby, MA, and he is a graduate of Granby High School, Springfield Technical Community College, and Western New England College where he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Law Enforcement. Livingstone is the son of Ruby Livingstone of Granby; he resides in Northampton with his wife, Rhys, and their two daughters.
Posted by Amherst Police at 11:31 AM