The City of Greenville has a new police officer.
Caleb Walton of Vandalia was sworn in Tuesday afternoon by City Clerk Sue Ann Nelson. He started patrol work in Greenville Tuesday night.
Walton is a 2010 graduate of Vandalia High School and earned a two-year criminal justice degree at Kaskaskia College.
He has approximately four years of experience in law enforcement.
Walton was a part-time deputy for the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, worked part-time and full-time in Brownstown and was a full-time officer at St. Elmo.
He replaces Officer Austin Sebastian, who resigned from the Greenville police force the end of August.
Walton was hired off the Greenville police eligibility list.