Employee of the Month
Officer Daniel Cashman
Officer Cashman joined the department in 2017 as a Reserve Officer and was promoted to a full-time Police Officer in 2019. In addition to his duties as a patrol officer, he also is the department Armorer and an Assistant Firearms Instructor. His countless contributions to the community and department are deeply appreciated. Thank you, Officer Cashman!
Sergeant William Budrow
As a lifelong resident of Rockport, Sergeant Budrow has a deep connection to the residents and community. He joined the police department in 1995 and was promoted to Sergeant in 2017. In addition to his duties as a Sergeant, he also serves as the Lifeguard Supervisor during the summer months. We are incredibly thankful for his ongoing commitment and dedication to the community and RPD. Thank you, Sergeant Budrow!
Officer Michael Anderson
Officer Anderson joined the department in 2009 as a Reserve Officer and became a full-time officer in 2013. In the fall of 2021, he took over the role of School Resource Officer for the Rockport Schools. His passion for his new role as SRO and unwavering commitment and dedication to the community and RPD are deeply appreciated. Thank you, Officer Anderson!
Sergeant Mary Fountain
Sergeant Fountain joined the department in 2017 as a Reserve Officer and was promoted to Sergeant in 2021. In addition to her duties as a Sergeant, she has taken on many other roles and responsibilities including Elder Affairs Officer, Recruitment and Training Supervisor, and Background Investigator. We are very grateful for her commitment and dedication to RPD and the Town of Rockport.
Jared Lopez, Reserve Police Officer
Officer Lopez has had a positive impact on the department since joining the department as a Reserve Officer in May 2021. We are thankful for his ongoing commitment and dedication to the community and RPD.
Heather Eldridge, Full-time Dispatcher
Heather is one of three full-time dispatchers in Rockport. Our dispatchers handle all emergency and non-emergency calls and they are the heart and soul of the department. As a lifelong resident of Rockport, Heather has a strong connection to the residents and community. Her compassion, ability to make quick decisions, and remain calm under extreme pressure are a few of the many attributes that make her an amazing dispatcher.
Nate Morrill, Full-time Dispatcher
Nate is one of three full-time dispatchers serving Rockport. Our Dispatchers handle all emergency and non-emergency calls. His calm demeanor, positive attitude, and ability to handle complex calls/situations have made him an invaluable member of the department.
Michelle Rowe, Office Manager
Michelle was nominated for her role as Officer Manager. Michelle has been with the department for three years and handles all the administrative tasks for the department.
Officer Phil Wesley, Patrolman, School Resource Officer, IT Coordinator
A special congratulations to Officer Wesley for being awarded our first Employee of the Month! Officer Wesley was nominated for his role as our school resource officer as well as his work as our department IT coordinator.