New Medford Police Officers Swearing In

MEDFORD, Ore. — Years of hard work are paying off for the latest officers to join the Medford Police Department. On Thursday, the department will swear in five new officers.

Over hundred people applied for the five positions. The police department says those officers went through an extensive hiring process.

The department not only checked the officers credit history and criminal record, but conducted several interviews and tests.

Two of the men are current police officers who have been serving in other communities.