Navas promoted to sergeant in Medina PD

Posted 26 October 2021 at 2:29 pm

Provided photo: Christian Navas is officially promoted to sergeant in the Medina Police Department during Monday’s Village Board meeting. Lt. Todd Draper, right, and Chief Chad Kenward pin Navas with his collar brass insignia. Navas’s wife Stephanie held the Bible during the swearing-in ceremony.

Press Release, Medina Police Department

MEDINA – Christian Navas was officially promoted and sworn in as a new sergeant of the Medina Police Department during Monday’s Village Board meeting.

He will be assigned as the afternoon shift sergeant. Sgt. Navas has been a member of the Medina Police Department for 5 ½ years. Through these years he has become certified as a law enforcement instructor, including specialty topics of principled policing and spike strips. Sgt. Navas is a member of the county’s multijurisdictional tactical team, a member of the Medina Police Advisory Committee, and also handles sex offender registry for our department.

Sgt. Navas’ wife Stephanie held the bible as he was sworn in by Chief Chad Kenward. Chief Kenward and Lt. Draper pinned Navas with his collar brass insignia, and his wife pinned him with his Sergeant’s badge.  In attendance at the swearing in was the Medina Village Board, colleagues, and Sgt. Navas’ wife, daughter and parents.

Our sincere congratulations go out to Sgt. Navas on a well-deserved promotion. Sgt. Navas is a respected member of our department and the community and his hard work and dedication are to be commended.