Norwich - Norwich Police Chief Louis J. Fusaro has announced the hiring of former New London Police Officer Michael Krodel, a 24-year-old Gales Ferry resident.
Krodel was sworn in as the newest member of the department on Monday and will start field training immediately.
A graduate of the Connecticut Police Academy's 333rd Training Session, Krodel worked as a police officer in New London for the past two years. After he completes field training, Krodel will be assigned to a shift within the department's patrol division.
Krodel is a 2007 graduate of Waterford High School and is currently working towards an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice at Three Rivers Community College.