Published DateBELMONT — The Town Clerk swore in Sgt. Adam Hawkins this week in a brief ceremony at the Belmont Police Department.
Hawkins, who is in charge of the Operations Division of the department and is in charge of all the uniformed patrol, is now the third in command.
He grew up in the Lakes Region and graduated from Gilford High School in 2000. He graduated with an Associates Degree in Business Management from the University of New Hampshire and is currently completing his Bachelor's Degree in Business Studies at Granite State College.
Hawkins joined the Belmont Police Department in 2004 and was promoted to corporal in 2007.
He has coached Belmont High and Middle School basketball, works with the Special Olympics and the Belmont Elementary School Reading Program. Hawkins has represented Belmont Police in the Honor Guard, works with the Belmont Police Explorers and the Santa's Little Helpers Program, and is a leader in the Belmont Police neighborhood Watch Program. He is a member of the Belknap County Regional Special Operations Group.