The Pine Bluff Police Department recently announced the promotions of Darrell Ray, Marcus Smith and Bill Wiegand to sergeants.

The Pine Bluff Police Department recently announced the promotions of Darrell Ray, Marcus Smith and Bill Wiegand to sergeants.

Ray joined the department on Dec. 29, 2008, and has worked in the Patrol and Traffic Divisions. He is currently assigned as a patrol shift supervisor on day shift.

Smith joined the department Sept. 7, 1998, and has worked in the Patrol, Vice and Narcotics, Detective, Vice and Narcotics and SWAT Team. He is currently assigned as a patrol shift supervisor on night shift.

Wiegand joined the department on Aug. 21, 1995, and has worked in the Patrol and Detective Divisions and as a Hostage Negotiator. He is currently assigned as a patrol shift supervisor on day shift.