Robert M. Fritzen, a retired New York State Trooper and investigator with more than 25 years of law enforcement experience, has been promoted to lieutenant with the nation's police department. He has been with the department since December 1993 and has been assigned as shift supervisor as well as an investigator, frequently assigned to conduct sensitive and confidential investigations, including Internal Affairs cases. He served on a Justice Department task force for drug enforcement, as a special U.S. marshal and as a special constable in Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec. In 1986, he received an Award of Honor and the International Case of the Year Award from the International Narcotics Officers Association. He also received four New York State Police Superintendent commendations for narcotics and homicide investigations.
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