The Mount Pleasant Police Department is pleased to announce they hired five new officers on Thursday 1/7/2016. These additions bring the total number of sworn officers up to 48.
On 1/8/2016 a room full of officers and guests witnessed Mount Pleasant Village Court Clerk Stephanie Kohlhagen and Chief Zarzecki swear-in the new officers.
– One of the positions had been vacant due to a retirement
– Three positions were created with a COPS Grant
– One position was made through a grant from SCJ
Four of these officers will be sent to an 18 week Police Academy which begins 1-11-2016 before they return to patrol training. One officer is certified through the State of Wisconsin and will begin Field Training immediately.
The new officers are:
1. JARED SMETANA
2. DREW WROBLEWSKI
3. MALCOM KELLY
4. GARRET OSTERGAARD
5. STEVEN RIEGELMAN
Chief Zarzecki congratulated the new officers. He also handed them their police badges