Thanks to the city council, two of these positions were funded in the budget last July. Here is a photo with Council members Dama Barbour and Jerry Rechtenbach, congratulating the officers.
Following the Swearing In Ceremony, the new officers participated in a training. During the taser training, officers had an opportunity to be tased, in order to understand what it does to someone. Since Chief Del Craig had never experienced a taser before, he volunteered to go first. Below is a video clip of his tasing.