The promotion of five Wichita police lieutenants to captain was announced Wednesday by Chief Norman Williams.
Scott Heimerman, Doug Nolte, Jose Salcido, Jeff Weible and Brian White will become captains effective Saturday.
Heimerman has been with the Wichita Police Department for 25 years. He has served on the SWAT unit and in the traffic and undercover sections. His most recent assignments have included serving as acting captain for the substation in south Wichita and of the gang and felony assault section. He has a bachelor’s degree from Friends University.
Nolte, who joined the department in 1992, has served in the undercover section and as a substation shift supervisor. Most recently he has worked in the warrant office and as the department’s public information officer. Nolte, who has been awarded the bronze wreath for valor, has a master’s degree from Friends.
Salcido joined the department in 1995. He was named the department’s officer of the year in 2003. Salcido, who has a master’s degree from Baker University, has worked as a substation shift supervisor and served in the gang and felony assault section. He is also a major in the Kansas Air National Guard.
Weible has been with the department since 1991. He has served in the undercover section and has been the acting captain at a police substation. Weible also has worked as the emergency planning and security coordinator. Most recently he headed up the Exploited and Missing Child Unit. Weible has a bachelor’s degree from Friends.
White, who has a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University, started in the department in 1989. He has worked as the acting captain at a substation. He also served in the undercover section and the Exploited and Missing Child Unit. White has received the bronze wreath for valor.
The promotions follow last week’s promotion of two captains – Hassan Ramzah and John Speer – to deputy chief.