Decatur – Eight new police officers are on the job.
The new officers were sworn-in during a ceremony in the City Councils Chambers today. Six of the eight officers will attend the U of I's Police Training Institute for 12 weeks, beginning later this month.
The other two new officers have previous police experience.
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