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