Seventeen promoted Dec. 10.

Seventeen Delaware State Troopers were promoted to new ranks Dec. 10.

Promotees include: Galen Purcell, from captain to major; Charles Condon and John Laird Jr., lieutenant to captain;

Alexander Peterson III, Kerry Reinbold, Kristopher Thompson and Jeffrey Whitmarsh II, sergeant to lieutenant;

Dermot Alexander, Rodney Bond Jr., Mark Justice, Hudson Keller, Edward Larney, Brian Pixley, Dannaile Rementer, Steven Robertson, Dewey Stout Jr. and Kristin Smith, corporal to sergeant.