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Two new officers were added to the Mount Vernon Police Force Tuesday and two were promoted. From left, are new hires Zachary Miller of Mount Vernon; Aaron Collins,  a native of Centerburg; Andrew Burns, who was promoted to corporal and Robert Morgan who was promoted from corporal to sergeant.
Two new officers were added to the Mount Vernon Police Force Tuesday and two were promoted. From left, are new hires Zachary Miller of Mount Vernon; Aaron Collins, a native of Centerburg; Andrew Burns, who was promoted to corporal and Robert Morgan who was promoted from corporal to sergeant. (Photo by Virgil Shipley) View Image

By Mount Vernon News
November 22, 2012 12:07 am EST

 

MOUNT VERNON — Two openings on the Mount Vernon Police Department have been filled with the hiring of two local men, and two other officers received promotions Tuesday.

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The new officers are:

Zachary Miller, 22, a 2008 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and a 2012 graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

Aaron Collins, 21, a 2009 graduate of Centerburg High School and a 2011 graduate of Central Ohio Technical College with an associate degree in law enforcement technology. He also received his Ohio Peace Officer Training Certification from COTC.

Collins will begin work Tuesday, while Miller will attend the Ohio State Patrol Academy in March and should be on the street in June.

Promoted from corporal to sergeant was Robert Morgan, 43, a member of the force since 1999; while Andrew Burns, 38, a member of the department since 2002, was promoted from patrolman to corporal.


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