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Pair of police hires bring 15 years of experience to department

Post Date:11/14/2018 4:04 PM

Two new full-time police officers were sworn in at the November 13 meeting of the West Chester Board of Trustees.

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Thomas “Shawn” McCreanor and Brandon Bouley were hired to fill vacant positions. The officers join the West Chester Police Department with a combined 15 years of experience and certification through the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.

“These officers have a proven track record of professionalism and commitment, and they will be assets to the West Chester Police Department,” said Police Chief Joel Herzog.

Officer McCreanor brings more than a decade of police experience and training to the department. He was officially hired October 23 and began his service Monday, Nov. 5 at the annual salary of $70, 869.74.

Officer Bouley brings four years of police experience and training with him. His official start date is Monday, Nov. 26 at the annual salary of $63,715.19.

Per a collective bargaining agreement, both officers start at a higher pay grade than new WCPD recruits because of their prior police experience and training.

Watch the swearing in ceremony from the Board of Trustees meeting (starts at 29:18).

 

 

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