Trooper Brian R. McFarland with the St. Clairville Post has been promoted to sergeant on Friday by Colonel Paul A. Pride.
Sergeant McFarland began his Patrol career in October 2001 in the 138th Academy Class.
In 2003, he transferred to the Steubenville Post, and in 2004, he transferred to his most recent assignment at the St. Clairsville Post.
Sergeant McFarland attended Youngstown State University in 2000 to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice.
He will remain at St. Clairsville Post to serve as an assistant post commander.