NPD hires four new officers

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From left, NPD Chief Kevin Jowitt, Stephen Forner, Matthew Lohrey, Brent Cunningham and Eric Ditzler. (Submitted photo)

Earlier this month, the Noblesville Police Dept. held a ceremony to swear in four of its newest police officers.

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Stephen Forner was born in Aurora, Ill. in 1987. He graduated from Hamilton Southeastern High School in 2006. He graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in Financial Planning and Counseling in 2010. He enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard in 2011 and holds the rank of 1st Lieutenant. His hobbies include playing and watching golf, baseball, football and basketball.

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Matthew Lohrey was born in Anderson, Ind., in 1994. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 2012. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2012 and was on active duty until 2016, at which time he was honorably discharged. While in the military, he attained the rank of corporal and served as a combat engineer. His hobbies include baseball and woodworking.

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Brent Cunningham was born in Kokomo, Ind., in 1984. He graduated from Northwestern High School in Kokomo in 2003. He graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2009. Brent’s hobbies include disc golf, exercise and target shooting.

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Eric Ditzler was born in Marion, Ind., in 1987. He graduated from Huntington

North High School in Huntington, Ind., in 2006. Eric graduated from Ivy Tech and Community College of the Air Force with degrees in general studies and criminal justice. He enlisted in the Air Force National Guard in 2008 and was honorably discharged in 2015 at the rank of staff sergeant. His hobbies include running and weightlifting.