A Greenville native is the newest officer on the city’s police force.
Lane Messerli took the oath of office during a ceremony at the Greenville Municipal Building Monday morning.
Click below to hear Greenville City Clerk Sue Ann Nelson administer the oath:
Police Chief Scott Workman said he is pleased to have Messerli with the department, which now has a full staff of 11 officers including the chief. Messerli graduated from the Southwestern Illinois College Police Academy in June of this year. Chief Workman said the new patrolman will start duties in the field training program.
The new officer is the son of Melissa Donaldson-Zeeb and Ronald Messerli.
He graduated at Greenville High School in 2013, received an associate’s degree in criminal justice at Kaskaskia College in 2018, and has worked for the Bond County Sheriff’s Department as a correctional officer and telecommunicator.
Messerli said he is excited to join the Greenville Police Department.