Erie Swears in New Officers - WICU12 HD WSEE Erie, PA News, Sports, Weather and Events

Erie Swears in New Officers

Posted: Updated:

Erie police will soon have a slightly beefed up street presence as two retiring police officers are replaced with two new patrol officers.

This morning Mayor Joe Sinnott delivered the oath to 28-year old Kristen Bergquist and 23-year old Nico Fioravanti before family, friends, fellow officers and city hall staff members.

Both scored in the high 90's on entry tests and both have previous field experience, Kristen with Gannon University security and Nico with the Erie Civic Center Authority.

"Once I started with my classes for my Criminal Justice major I realized it's definitely what I wanted to do" Fioravanti told us.

Bergquist decided on law enforcement as a career after going on a ride along with two other officers.

"That experience made me realize that that's what I wanted to do for the rest of my life," she told us.

The two hires restores the Erie police compliment to 173 before the retirements of Lt. Kirk Werner and Deputy Chief Joe Emerick.

Submit your event now
Powered by WorldNow
3514 State St. Erie, PA 16508
Newsroom: (814)454-8812
Toll Free: 1(800)454-8812
Business offices: (814)454-5201
WICU FCC Filing
WSEE FCC Filing
Share:
Share Stories
Submit your stories to our site!
Share Photos
Share your photos in our community galleries
Mobile:
Mobile Site
Be sure to stay constantly updated with the power of WICU12 and WSEE at your fingertips
Free Android App
Free iPhone App
Free iPad App
Storm Tracker App
Droid
iPhone
iPad
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WICU. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
                   WICU/WSEE - 3514 State Street Erie, PA 16508 - (814) 454-5201 - info@wicu12.com