On Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 10:00 AM Mayor Eric Papenfuse swore in 9 new officers for the department. Six officers will start the police academy on January 8th, 2018. Three officers have already completed their police academy training and will begin their in-house training on January 8th, 2018.
During a private ceremony, Chief Thomas C. Carter was promoted to the rank of Police Commissioner. Commissioner Carter will remain in command of the police department.
Captain Deric Moody was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief. Deputy Chief Moody will be assigned additional duties involving the police agency