GREENVILLE — The Greenville Police Department’s newest patrol officer, Arthur “Art” McRill, was sworn in at the Greenville Municipal Building’s council chamber Wednesday morning.
Officer McRill, a resident of North Star, Ohio, was joined by his wife, Michelle, who held the bible the ceremony, and their three children, Ross, 8, C.T., 6, and Zoe, seven months.
The oath of office was administered by Greenville Mayor Mike Bowers with other officers and city employees in attendance.
McRill is a graduate of Eaton High School and Edison Community College’s Criminal Justice Police Academy Program. According to a Greenville PD press release, McRill received very high marks and was commended for his attention to detail at Edison.
Prior to his law enforcement training, McRill worked for Firestone in Greenville. More recently, he has worked part time as an officer with the Union City, Ohio, Police Department.
Officer McRill says he is “very excited” to begin working for the department.
“This has been two and a half years in the making,” he said. “This is the first, and last, stop for me.”
Next, he will complete the department’s state certified field training program and be assigned with a full-time officer for the next few months.
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