WOOD RIVER - The Wood River Police Department announced today a new police officer has been sworn to service. The new officer is Evan Ford and he was sworn in Monday morning at the Wood River Police Department by City Clerk Stacy Ehrman.

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Wood River Police Chief Brad Wells said Officer Ford has 10 years of law enforcement experience.

"We welcome him to our agency and look forward to him serving the citizens of Wood River," Chief Wells said.

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