photo from Morris PD

photo from Morris PD

The Morris Police Department has hired a new officer. Nicholas Pampinella was hired on March 22nd and graduated from Dwight High School.

Immediately after graduation, he enlisted with the Illinois Army National Guard, where he serves as Military Police.

After completing his military training, he enrolled at Western Illinois University where he obtained a degree in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. Pampinella then attended the Police Training Institute in Champaign.

The Morris Police Department said Pampinella has expressed a true desire to police in a community close to his hometown and family.