Three veteran officers with the Maui Police Department have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. Each of the men was elevated from the rank of sergeant when their promotions took effect on February 16th.
Lt. Scott Louis began his career with the Maui Police Department in December, 1989. After joining the Department, Louis was assigned to the Wailuku, Molokai and Lahaina Patrol Divisions before transferring to the Juvenile Section as an Investigator. After being promoted to Sergeant in 2004 he was first assigned to the Wailuku Patrol Division then transferred to the Juvenile Section. Lieutenant Louis will be assigned to the Wailuku Patrol Division as a Watch Commander. Lieutenant Louis and his wife, Lisa, have two children, daughter HeatherLyn and son Patrick-Mykal. According the the MPD press release, “…Lieutenant Louis would also like to thank his entire family for their support throughout his career with the Maui Police Department…”
Lt. Jerald Perkett is a 17-year veteran with the Maui Police Department. He started in 1996 as an early hire and was assigned to Receiving Desk before attending the Police Recruit Class in 1997. After graduating Recruit Class in 1998, he was assigned to Wailuku Patrol. From January, 1999 to January, 2001, he was assigned to Molokai Patrol before returning to Maui, rejoining Wailuku Patrol. In 2002, he was assigned to the Vice Division. In September of 2008, Perkett was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to Wailuku Patrol and then transferred to Molokai Patrol. In July of 2010, Perkett returned to Wailuku Patrol and was assigned to the Crime Reduction Unit. He is also a member of the Special Response Team. Lieutenant Perkett is married to Andrea and has two children, son Tristen, and daughter Triselle.
Lt. Mark M.K. Vickers began his career with the Maui Police Department in June of 1995. Since joining the Department, he has been assigned to the Molokai, Wailuku and Kihei Patrol Divisions, Special Response Team, and Criminal Investigation Division. His last assignment was in the Visitor Oriented Policing Section and the Wailuku District Community Police Officer Section, where he handled the Wailuku District Parking Enforcement Section, the Alternative Call Services Section, and the Highway Incident Traffic Team. During the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year for the County of Maui, the Community Police Officer Unit was selected as Team of the Year for the Department of Police. Lieutenant Vickers is married and has three children.
Maui TV News would like to congratulate these veteran officers and thank them for their service to our community.