FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 17, 2022
Deployed SPD Officers Welcomed Home by Motorcade
On February 16, Officers Daniel Carlson and Brandon Gonzalez returned home from a year-long deployment in Cuba. The officers were welcomed by a Springfield Police Department Special Response Team (SRT) motorcade, including the Bearcat.
Carlson and Gonzalez were deployed to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba where they served as security for detainees with the Missouri National Guard.
Both officers will return to the Springfield Police Department’s force in March. Carlson returns to SPD’s SRT Red Team and Gonzalez returns to his patrol squad.
Images available here.
Motorcade video available here.
Group photo caption: Members of Springfield Police Department's Special Response Team (SRT) and patrol squad welcome Officers Brandon Gonzalez and Daniel Carlson home following a year-long deployment. Gonzalez and Carlson are pictured, left to right, in military fatigues.
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Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters