Three new officers join Georgetown police force

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From left, Tykee Perry, Washington Alava and Edgar Verde are sworn in as Georgetown police officers. Georgetown Police Chief R.L. Hughes assists in the ceremony held Monday, Feb. 15 at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.

GEORGETOWN – This week the Georgetown Police Department welcomed three new officers to the department.

On Feb. 12, officers Washington Alava, Tykee Perry, and Edgar Verde successfully completed training and graduated from the Delaware State Police Academy.

Attorney General Matt Denn presented officer Verde with the Attorney General’s Award for Academic Excellence for his academic performance during the academy.

On Monday, Feb. 15, the new officers were officially sworn in as Georgetown police officers during a ceremony held at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.

Georgetown Police Department spokesman Lt. Lawrence Grose said the new officers “are excited to begin their career in law enforcement and look forward to serving the citizens of Georgetown.”

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