Lowell, Massachusetts- The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association (MLPO) would like to acknowledge and congratulate Lowell Police Officer Carlos Ramirez who received the Star of the Quarter Award from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell on Wednesday March 19, 2014.
Officer Carlos Ramirez is a Police Activities League Officer with the Lowell Police Department and actively involved in youth programs. Congratulations Officer Ramirez! Keep up the good work with the youth of Lowell, Massachusetts. Pa'lante!
Lowell, Massachusetts- The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association (MLPO) would like to acknowledge and congratulate Lowell Police Officer Marisol Nobrega for her recent promotion to the rank of sergeant which occurred on Friday January 31, 2014. Sergeant Nobrega becomes the first Hispanic female to get promoted to the rank of sergeant in the history of the Lowell Police Department.
Sergeant Nobrega is a 16 year veteran of the Lowell Police Department working the patrol division. She also contributed to the Lowell Police Academy in 2001 and became a full time academy instructor in 2008. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell Campus and plans on pursuing a Master’s Degree in the near future.
“We are very proud of Sergeant Nobrega for achieving this rank and wish her continued success in her law enforcement career with the Lowell Police Department” – states MLPO President Jacobo Negron. “She has demonstrated her abilities and skills for the rank of sergeant and we will support her 100% as she transitions to this new leadership role. She has been an outstanding mentor and has clearly displayed it with the recruits of the Lowell Police Academy”. Sergeant Nobrega was recently recognized by the Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAWLE) for her mentoring contributions.
Sergeant Nobrega is a loving wife and a mother of three sons, ages 22, 19 and 10. The 22 year old is currently enlisted in the United States Marine Corp while the 19 year old is currently in the Army stationed in Italy. Both are proudly serving our country in the same manner that Sergeant Nobrega has continuously served the Lowell Police Department and the Lowell Community.