The Manchester Police Department held a ceremony at the Michael L. Briggs Safety Building on Wednesday morning to promote officers and give out awards.

Benjamin Foster and Eric Joyal were promoted to sargeant.

Officers Stephen Bates, Austin Biery, Abbey Cowette, Joshua Last and Zachary Liupakka and Det. Robert Matzelle were presented with Lifesaving Awards.

Honorable Service Medals were presented to Officers Austin Biery, Ryan Garland and Sean Munnelly.