Joseph Monnin was sworn in as new Patrol Officer for Greenville Police Department


By Carolyn Harmon - charmon@aimmedianetwork.com



Joseph Monnin, 25, of North Star, was sworn into the Greenville Police Department by Mayor Steve Willman, Feb. 27, in Greenville.


Carolyn Harmon | The Daily Advocate

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department has a new Patrol Officer.

Joseph Monnin, 25, of North Star, was sworn in by Mayor Steve Willman, Feb 27, in Greenville.

Monnin said he likes the atmosphere and the overall community of the police department.

“I like the idea of helping the community come together as a whole,” he said. “For a while, as a young kid, I thought I wanted to be a police officer, but it really came across about three or four years ago. I’m very excited.”

Chief Dennis L. Butts said it is a good day when the department gets new officers.

“We are finding it hard to fill positions,” he said. “I think with the mentality of the nation and the way law enforcement officers are being treated today, in some venues, it’s hard to recruit people into the ranks.”

After an intense hiring process, comprised of: graduation from a police academy, a Civil Service Exam, a background check and many other tests, Monnin starts today as an officer with the Greenville Police Department.

Joseph Monnin, 25, of North Star, was sworn into the Greenville Police Department by Mayor Steve Willman, Feb. 27, in Greenville.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/02/web1_monninPRINT.jpgJoseph Monnin, 25, of North Star, was sworn into the Greenville Police Department by Mayor Steve Willman, Feb. 27, in Greenville. Carolyn Harmon | The Daily Advocate

By Carolyn Harmon

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