Chief Richard Landi is announcing the swearing-in ceremony for four new police officers as they join the Rock Island Police Department.
Blake Moe, Nicolas Castro, Tyler Anast-Schneider and Jacob Hast will be sworn in at the police department 1212 5th Ave., Rock Island, in the police community room on Monday, August 22nd at 9:00 a.m.
Blake Moe is a former police officer from Missouri and will start training with the department immediately.
Castro, Anast-Schneider and Hast will enter the Southwestern Illinois Police Academy located in Bellville, Ill., on August 30th.
The four new officers will bring the total number of sworn personnel in the department up to 75.