ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - Elyria's police force is growing. The Elyria Police force now has 84 officers. The budget allows them a total of 85 officers. All of these officers worked in other police departments.
Monday, Nov. 2, six new officers were sworn in by Mayor Holly Brinda.
Officers James Wise, Zara Hudson, Michael Walker, Jason Walland, Ryan Conway and Paige Mitchell were welcomed to the force.
These new officers will complete a two week orientation period before assignment to the Field Training Program.