A Sedro-Woolley police officer was promoted and a reserve officer sworn in at the Sedro-Woolley City Council meeting Wednesday.

Paul Eaton, now a sergeant for the Sedro-Woolley Police Department, will be "wearing stripes and giving orders," Sedro-Woolley City Supervisor and Attorney Eron Berg said.

Sedro-Woolley Police Chief Lin Tucker said Eaton has served on the department since 2004 and took on the role of detective in 2014.

Eaton was accompanied Wednesday by his 6-year-old daughter Adelyn, who was sporting her own police uniform.

She held Tucker's hand while watching her father get sworn in to his new position with the department.

Reserve officer Christina Belt was sworn in following Eaton. Tucker said she is the second part-time reserve officer now serving the department.

— Reporter Kimberly Cauvel: 360-416-2199, kcauvel@skagitpublishing.com, Twitter: @Kimberly_SVH, Facebook.com/bykimberlycauvel

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