Alexandria Police Chief Charles T. Strobel recently announced the promotions of three people to lieutenant and eight people to sergeants.

Promoted to lieutenant were: Douglas Flowers, a 13-year police veteran who spent six years in patrol before being transferred to data processing; Joseph Hilleary, a nine-year member of the department who has been a sergeant in the patrol section of the Uniformed Division for the past four years, and Harry Lane, a 13 1/2-year veteran who spent most of his career in the patrol section of the Uniformed Division and was promoted to corporal in 1969 and sergeant in 1972. Both Flowers and Lane have attended classes at American University, and Hilleary received a bachelor's degree in the administration of justice there in 1976.

The following people were promoted to sergeant:

William C. Boyce Jr., a four-year veteran who received a bachelor's degree in law enforcement from the Virginia Commonwealth University and a master's degree in government from Southern Illinois University; Kenneth Howard, a 10-year veteran with a bachelor's degree in administration of justice from American University.

Alfred Levesque, a 14-year veteran who attends American University and was cited for bravery in 1967 by the American Police Association; William Manning, a three-and-a-half-year veteran who is scheduled to receive his bachelor's degree from American University in December; William Pennell, a nine-year veteran who is working on an associate's degree at Northern Virginia Community College.

Bruce Pray, a nine-year veteran who attends classes at Northern Virginia Community College; Edward Templeman, a seven-year veteran who received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of South Carolina in 1970 and his master's degree in the administration of justice at American University in 1975, and Earl Walts, a four-and-a-half-year veteran who earned an associate's degree in political science from Northern Virginia Community College and is presently a senior at American University.