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Jelsma promoted 11-03-09

Hawai’i Police Department
Office of the Chief
Harry S. Kubojiri
Phone: 961-2244
November 3, 2009

Image: Jelsma in uniform

Samuel Jelsma
…promoted to captain

Media Release

Chief Harry S. Kubojiri has promoted Samuel Jelsma from lieutenant to captain, effective November 2.

Jelsma is in charge of Kona Patrol. He replaces Captain Chad Basque, who now heads the Area II Criminal Investigations Division.

Jelsma, who recently returned from a one-year deployment to Kuwait, was most recently a lieutenant in South Hilo patrol.