City welcomes new officers


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Deputy Police Chief Tom Steiner, left, administers the IACP Oath of Honor to Piqua’s newest officers, Micheal Thompson and Cody Hargis, center l-r, during an Oath of Honor ceremony in city commission chambers on Tuesday. The pair are the first of five new officers that will begin serving the citizens of Piqua over coming months. Thompson, 27, is a graduate of Anna High School and resides with his family in Sidney. He has previously served with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Hargis, 25, graduated from Troy Christian High School and resides in Troy. He has prior experience at both the City of Union and St. Paris police departments.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Officer Cody Hargis, left, and Officer Michael Thompson, right, pose for photos with Chief Bruce Jamison of the Piqua Police Department following an Oath of Honor ceremony in city commission chambers on Tuesday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Deputy Police Chief Tom Steiner, left, administers the IACP Oath of Honor to Piqua’s newest officers, Micheal Thompson and Cody Hargis, center l-r, during an Oath of Honor ceremony in city commission chambers on Tuesday. The pair are the first of five new officers that will begin serving the citizens of Piqua over coming months. Thompson, 27, is a graduate of Anna High School and resides with his family in Sidney. He has previously served with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Hargis, 25, graduated from Troy Christian High School and resides in Troy. He has prior experience at both the City of Union and St. Paris police departments.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Officer Cody Hargis, left, and Officer Michael Thompson, right, pose for photos with Chief Bruce Jamison of the Piqua Police Department following an Oath of Honor ceremony in city commission chambers on Tuesday.