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Hellertown Police Corporal Promoted to Sergeant

Hellertown Police Cpl. Jeff Johnston was promoted to sergeant during a swearing in ceremony at borough council’s meeting Monday night–and he had his own cheering section in the audience.

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Sgt. Jeff Johnston of the Hellertown Police Department is flanked by his daughters after being promoted and sworn in. The girls made signs to congratulate their dad on his achievement.

Sgt. Jeff Johnston of the Hellertown Police Department is flanked by his daughters after being promoted and sworn in. The girls made signs to congratulate their dad on his achievement.

Veteran Hellertown Police Cpl. Jeff Johnston was promoted to sergeant during a swearing in ceremony at borough council’s meeting Monday night–and he even had his own cheering section in the audience.

Sgt. Jeff Johnston, left, takes an oath of service administered by Hellertown Mayor Richard Fluck as Police Chief Robert Shupp looks on.

Sgt. Jeff Johnston, left, takes an oath of service administered by Hellertown Mayor Richard Fluck as Police Chief Robert Shupp looks on.

Two of Johnston’s young daughters held homemade, stick-mounted signs that congratulated him on his promotion as Hellertown Mayor Richard Fluck administered an oath of service.

They then posed for photos with their dad.

Johnston’s wife and other family members were also present for the brief ceremony.

HeĀ is a Saucon Valley resident.

Sgt. Johnston's cheering section.

Sgt. Jeff Johnston’s cheering section.

Sgt. Jeff Johnston, left, takes an oath of service administered by Hellertown Mayor Richard Fluck as Police Chief Robert Shupp looks on.

Sgt. Jeff Johnston, left, takes an oath of service administered by Hellertown Mayor Richard Fluck as Police Chief Robert Shupp looks on.

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Josh Popichak

Josh Popichak is the owner, publisher and editor of Saucon Source. A Lehigh Valley native, he's covered local news since 2005 and previously worked for Berks-Mont News and AOL/Patch. Contact him at josh@sauconsource.com.

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