VALPARAISO | A new Valparaiso Police Officer was sworn to duty on Monday morning. In a ceremony held at City Hall, Michael Trueblood was sworn to duty.
Trueblood, 23, is a graduate of Indiana University and Westville High School. Officer Trueblood previously had been a police officer with Indiana University Northwest in Gary for 3 years.
The hiring of Officer Trueblood increases the department to 51 sworn officers.