Richard Edmud Swawola, son of Linda (Schultz) Swawola and the late Richard E. Swawola, has been promoted to investigator in the forensics department of the New York State Police, Pleasant Valley, New York.
Richard is a graduate of Crestwood High School, Class of 1997. He attained an assosicate degree in Criminal Justice at LCCC and attended Lackawanna Junior College where he completed his Act 120.
Richard was previously employed by Fairview Township Police Department, Newport Township Police Department, and Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department as a part time police officer.
Richard is the grandson of the late Edmund and Wilhelmina Schultz and the late Edward and Beatrice Swawloa.