Two new officers were sworn in to the Merced Police Department Friday afternoon during a swearing in ceremony at Merced City Hall. Officer Arturo Dehoyos (left) and Officer Omar Hernandez will be in training positions for the next few months.
The Merced Police Department is authorized 94 sworn positions in the 16/17 budget. At this time there are 87 sworn staff, with seven positions to be filled. Starting pay for a police officer is $59,029.
Congratulations Officers Dehoyos and Hernandez!