Bensalem Township Mayor Joseph DiGirolamo and director of public safety William McVey announced the promotion of Robert Race to the position of deputy director of public safety.
Race has 25 years of service as a police officer and most recently held the rank of lieutenant, where he oversaw emergency operations. Race is a proud graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety Staff and Command School in 2011.
In addition to his duties as a Bensalem police officer, Race has served the citizens of Bucks County as a firefighter since 1990, working as both a command level operations officer and currently serving as the vice president, life member and firefighter of a local volunteer fire department.
Race has been an active paramedic since 1993 and currently serves as the vice president of the Bucks County Emergency Health Council.