BELOIT - The City of Beloit Police Department recently held a swearing in ceremony for three new patrol officers.
The ceremony began with a welcome from City Manager Lori Curtis Luther and remarks by Police Chief David Zibolski, after which officers Colin Hirsch, Thomas Ailport and Johnathan Stanley were sworn in.
Hirsch attended Blackhawk Technical College, and graduated from the Dane County Law Enforcement Academy in 2018. Following orientation, Hirsch will participate in the field training program.
Ailport earned an Associate's Degree in criminal justice from Blackhawk Technical College in May.
Stanley earned an Associate's Degree in ethnic studies from UW-Rock County in 2016 and a Bachelor's degree in education and youth studies from Beloit College in May.
Ailport and Stanley will begin their career at Beloit Police Department in orientation. They will start at the police academy at Blackhawk Technical College next week with an expected graduation date of Dec. 13.