WOODBRIDGE >> Three police officers were promoted to the rank of sergeant at the July meeting of the Police Commission.

Michael Blume, Robert J. “RJ” Scott and Richard Rizzuti were promoted to sergeant after theY passed a written exam and oral exam facilitated by the South Central Criminal Justice Administration of Connecticut.

Also, commission members swore in the newest officer, Michael Luzzi, who transferred from the Orange Police Department.

“I’d like to welcome Officer Luzzi and congratulate Sergeants Blume, Scott and Rizutti on their promotion,” said First Selectman Ellen Scalettar who attended the brief ceremony.

“Having high quality police officers has never been more important and we have are fortunate, indeed, to have members of our department of this high caliber.

“On behalf of all town residents, I thank them for their service.”