Mishawaka Police Applicants Brandon Shipp and Zachary Taylor have completed all department testing and per Chief Witkowski’s recommendation, the City of Mishawaka Board of Public Works and Safety approved their appointments. Brandon and Zachary were subsequently sworn in by Mayor Dave Wood as Probationary Patrol Officers today, Tuesday, January 9, 2024.
They come to the MPD with police experience, as they are lateral transfers from Syracuse and Richmond Police Departments respectively.
Brandon Shipp was born and raised in Warsaw, Indiana. He graduated from Warsaw High School in 2014. He has 7 years of law enforcement experience. He enjoys sports and training his two canines.
Zachary Taylor was born in Kankakee, Illinois and graduated from Knightstown High School in 2005. Zachary has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and started his law enforcement career with Richmond Police Department in 2013. Zachary joins the Mishawaka Police Department with over 10 years of law enforcement experience. Zachary enjoys traveling, camping, fishing, sports and assisting with his kid’s sports teams.