On June 6, 2023, Mishawaka Police Department Police Officer, Emma Overton, resigned her position as an officer and accepted a civilian position as Recruiter for the MPD. With four years of law enforcement experience, Emma wishes to keep her police training credentials up to date and, by doing so, was sworn in as a “part-time” police officer with the MPD.
The Board of Public Works and Safety gave their approval and Emma Overton was sworn in, Tuesday, July 11, 2023 as a Part-Time Officer for the City.
Also, Chief Ken Witkowski presented MPD applicant Nicholas Spaid at the Board of Works and Public Safety who completed all department testing and investigation, doctor’s physical and psychological examinations. Nicholas comes to us with police experience, as he is a lateral transfer from the Bremen Police Department.
The Board also gave their approval and Nicholas Spaid was sworn in as a Probationary Patrol Officer, Tuesday, July 11, 2023.