City swears in five new police officers



The Noblesville Police Dept. held a ceremony Oct. 27 to officially swear in five of its newest police officers. The officers are Brad Garrison, Brice Ferguson, Steven Meyer, Trevor Schmidt and Marley Cripe and all were officially hired on June 20. Shortly after being hired, the officers departed for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield, Ind., where they spent 15 weeks receiving training in a variety of areas to include criminal and traffic law, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, human behavior, physical tactics and EMS awareness to name just a few. The officers successfully graduated from the law enforcement academy on Oct. 20. Since graduating from the law enforcement academy, the officers have received in-service training and are in currently in the 16-week Field Training and Evaluation Program. At the end of training, officers will have accumulated more than thirty-nine weeks (1,560 hours) of training prior to being released to work as a police officer for the City of Noblesville. (Submitted photo)