The Kern County Sheriff's Department is getting ready to honor some of its best officers.
The department is holding a promotion ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday morning.
The ceremony is taking place in the Sheriff's Auditorium on Norris Road.
In addition to the promotions, the Detentions Deputy Brian Johnson will be receive the fourth annual James Throne Memorial Award.
The following is a list of all law enforcement being honored:
Commander Timothe Melanson
Lieutenant Dean Marshall
Lieutenant Timothy Posey
Sergeant Mark Jackson
Sergeant Joel Swanson
Senior Deputy Michael Barker
Senior Deputy Jason Colbert
Senior Deputy Rosalio Galvez Ibarra
Deputy Coroner Michael Carder