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(Brienne Green - Daily Press)

(Brienne Green – Daily Press)

Artesia Police Chief Don Raley, left, stands with a trio of his newly promoted officers at Tuesday’s city council meeting. A total of six promotions were approved by the council for the Artesia Police Department. Pictured above with Raley are, from left, Cmdr. Pete Quinones, Cmdr. Ricardo Huerta and Sgt. Jon Perez. Also promoted to sergeant were Kirk Roberts, David Rodriguez and Chantel Longway.