RADFORD – The Radford City Police Department recently announced promotions for four police officers.
Captain Chris Caldwell has been with the Radford City Police Department for 21 years. He received his Bachelor of Science from Radford University, as well as an MBA from Liberty University. In his 21 years, he has had the opportunity to experience working within all divisions of the police department, including being a K-9 officer.
Lieutenant Michael Mansdoerfer is a 10-year veteran of the police department and serves as a shift Lieutenant in the patrol division. Prior to his career in law enforcement, he graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. He is also a current member of the SWAT, Defensive Tactics Instructor, and Field Training Officer for the department. He has attended specialized leadership courses such as the FBI National Academy Associates in Police Leadership and a Supervisory Development course at New River Community College.
Sergeant Travis Coffey has been with the Radford City Police Department since 2012, but has been in Law enforcement since 2010. Before starting his law enforcement career, he served six years in the military with the 29th Light Infantry Division. He has been a member of the SWAT team for the last six years. He is currently a Field Training Officer as well as a General Instructor and holds instructorships in Firearms, Urban patrol rifle, Exterior Response to Active Shooter Events, and Operations in low light conditions. Coffey has also attended The FBINA First-line Supervisor School as well as many other career development schools.
Sergeant Evan McManus attended Radford University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice, with a minor in psychology. He has been with the Police Department since 2016. He has attended various specialized schools and training including, but not limited to, Field Training Officer School and the FBI LEEDA First Line Supervisor School.