Hostetler joins city police


Jerrod Hostetler, center, takes an oath of commission Monday from Mayor Adam Brannon to become the 24th sworn officer on the Bellefontaine Police Department as Chief Brandon Standley looks on. Officer Hostetler is a certified peace officer and will start July 14 with a week of in-office orientation followed by 12 weeks with a patrol training officer. m(EXAMINER PHOTO | JOEL E. MAST)