New officers sworn in Friday
Two new officers were sworn into the Merced Police Department Friday afternoon. Officer Arturo Dehoyos, right, is badge No. 250 and Officer Omar Hernandez is badge No. 249. The 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.
For additional information, please contact the Merced Police Department at 385-6912.