The Valparaiso Police Department Wednesday added a new officer with the swearing-in of David Jolliff.

Mayor Jon Costas performed the ceremony within the council chambers of City Hall, with numerous officers, civilian staff, and family present to witness the event.  During the ceremony, Chief Andrew McIntyre welcomed David to the Valparaiso Police Department family, recognizing the training and experience he brings with him to Valparaiso.  “We are extremely proud of our department, and honored to serve our community,” said Chief McIntyre.  “David brings the experience with him that will fit our department culture and we are eager to have him start a long and successful career with our agency.”

David Jolliff arrives at VPD with 13 years of law enforcement experience, having served with the Greene County Sheriff’s Department (Missouri) since 2011.  During his tenure with Greene County, Jolliff served in Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and was assigned as a Task Force Officer on the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Apprehension Team since 2019.  The Valparaiso Police Department says Jolliff further has attained a vast array of training, to include various SWAT operation courses, several instructor certifications, investigation techniques, drone pilot, and evidence collection.  Jolliff is a 2011 graduate of the Missouri Law Enforcement Academy, held at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri and will begin his department training immediately.

Congratulations to Patrol Officer David Jolliff.