Chief Mark Swistek and The Michigan City Police Commission, have announced the hiring of six new officers. Sworn in during a ceremony in the Community Room were Officers Cody Brzezinski, Jesus Alvarez, Zachery Wells, Tyler Wenzel, Rene Lozano, and Cole Foster. The ceremony was well attended by friends, family and departmental staff. With the hiring of these six officer it brings the department to full complement. They began their training immediately, where they will receive intensive training in various areas including firearms, defensive tactics, emergency vehicle operation, and criminal law. They will also begin the Field Training Program in June and will begin riding and working with their FTO Officers. All six officers are scheduled to attend the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in September.