They'll succeed two who retired in 2012.
The Niles Police Department has hired two new police officers, after losing two to retirement last year. Officers Kelley Dolan and Christopher Koch were sworn in Jan. 3. The two new officers will attend a 12-week academy training at the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy at the College of Dupage in Wheaton, Illinois. They will then be certified as police officers in Illinois. After that, they will return to the Niles Police Department for a 14-week field training program. If they complete it successfully, they will be released into full service as police officers. Like Niles-Morton Grove Patch on Facebook for news, conversation Get Niles and Morton Grove news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more.
The three young men graduated the police academy and are in field training.
The Niles Police Department has three new officers--Officer Edward Beauvais, age 26, Officer Daniel Borkowski, age 22 and Officer Timothy Naleway, age 24. The three graduated from 12 weeks of training at the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy at the College of Dupage. The training is required by state law. They are now undergoing 14 weeks of field training with the Niles Police Department. A field training officer, who has received training in mentoring the recruits, will be teaching them. Once they have completed field training, they will be probationary police officers for two years, starting from the date they were hired. “These young men are the top 3 candidates of those who went through a grueling testing process, which included …