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The Woodland Park Police Department recently promoted three officers. Sgt. Daniel Aguilera and Sgt. Joseph Domicolo were promoted to lieutenant and Det. Omaira Carino was promoted to Sergeant.
Lt. Aguilera is a lifelong Borough resident who attended local public schools and graduated Passaic Valley High School in 2004. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves from 2006 to 2014 with one deployment to Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) from 2008-2009 as an 0311 infantryman. Aguilera joined the Paterson Police Department in 2009, serving in the Community Policing Unit and Patrol Division before joining the Woodland Park Police in May 2012. He was sworn in before his girlfriend and daughter Viviana Aguilera.
Lt. Domicolo grew up in Woodland Park and graduated Passaic Valley High School in 2005. He immediately enlisted into the U.S. Air Force Reserves and holds the rank of Master Sergeant. During his enlistment, he was deployed to Afghanistan in January 2008. Domicolo was hired by the then Woodland Park Police Department in July 2008 and attended the Passaic County Police Academy. He was activated and deployed to Iraq in 2010 and to Kuwait in 2016. Domicolo was promoted to Sergeant in 2018. His duties have included Patrol Sergeant, Scheduling Manager, Accreditation Manager, Power DMS Training and Policy Assistant Manager, TAC Officer, and OEM Director. He and his wife Erica have two children, Dante, 2, and Luciana, 9 months old.
After graduating John F. Kennedy High School in June 1996, Det. Carino enlisted in U.S. Navy. After completing basic training and receiving fireman certification, she was stationed in La Maddalena, Italy, serving on the USS Simon Lake, at which time she was promoted to Yeoman 3rd class. On Sept. 11, 2001, Carino was stationed in Manama, Bahrain to assist with the front-line troops during Iraqi Freedom. As a result of her efforts, she received the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Award, Letter of commendation, and several other medals and awards. Carino served the U.S. Navy from July 1996 to September 2003 and was Honorably Discharged as a Yeoman 2nd Class. In May 2007, she was sworn in as a Paterson Police officer, where she worked for four years before moving to the Waldwick Police Department. She was hired by Woodland Park in March 2012, where she worked in the patrol and traffic division. In October 2019, she was promoted to the detective bureau. Carino is one of the Department’s LEAD (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Officers, is certified in crisis intervention, and is active in Community Policing initiatives. She lives in Woodland Park with her Osmani Allison, 17.