Evansville Police swear in new officers during ceremony tonight

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During a ceremony on Monday, the Evansville Police Department is swearing in new officers, as well as recognizing promotions and merit awards.

The event takes place at 1 p.m. at the Victory Theatre.

Those to be recognized are as follows.

The swearing in ceremony of five new police officers includes:

  • Shawn Rhymer
  • Tyler Wilson
  • Matthew Henrich
  • Michael Hayden
  • Chase Hilsmeyer

There are three promotions within the Department:

  • Vernon Lutz is being promoted to Lieutenant
  • Rob Hahn is being promoted to Lieutenant
  • Sarah Brown is being promoted to Sergeant

EPD will also recognize merit awards bestowed by the Police Merit Commission, including a Serious Injury Award to Officer Allan Gansman, who was struck by a vehicle in the line of duty.

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(This story was originally published on Jan. 29, 2018) 

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