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Posted on: March 9, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Police Officer Timothy Lynch promoted to Sergeant

Upper Moreland Township Police Officer Timothy Lynch was promoted to Sergeant of Police on March 1, 2021 at the Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners Meeting.

Sergeant Lynch enlisted with the Upper Moreland Township Police Department on March 3, 2014. After Sergeant Lynch’s enlistment he was assigned to the patrol division and served as a Field Training Officer. He was accepted as a member of the Montgomery County SWAT East Region Team in September of 2017 serving as an operator and sniper. Sergeant Lynch was appointed as an Officer In Charge (OIC) and would supervise patrol squads when his Sergeant was away on personal leave.

Prior to being hired in Upper Moreland Township, Sergeant Lynch attended the Philadelphia Police Academy, served as class Valedictorian, and was assigned to the 26th District as a patrol officer. In 2007, Sergeant Lynch was promoted to Detective and assigned to the North East Detective Division. Sergeant Lynch serve with Philadelphia Police from 2004-2014.

Sergeant Lynch holds a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Penn State University and numerous police/law enforcement technical schools. Sergeant Lynch is married and has three sons. Sergeant Lynch’s father served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 39 years and retired at the rank of Captain.

Pictured below is Sergeant Lynch being administered his Oath of Office by Magisterial District Justice Paul Leo while Sergeant Lynch’s wife holds the Bible. In the other picture, Sergeant Lynch’s father proudly pins his son with the new Sergeants’ badge.

Please join us in congratulating Sergeant Lynch!
Sgt Lynch Swearing

Sgt Lynch Pinning

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