Three new Yakima Police Officers were sworn in recently after finishing their probationary period and necessary training. Officers Hailie Meyers, Ian Cole and Travis Shephard are now full time Yakima Police Officers.
The 31-year-old Meyers, grew up in Nevada and is a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno. She is married and her husbands name is Joel.
The 28-year-old Cole is a native of Florida and served in the United States Marine Corp before setting his sights on becoming a police officer. Officer Cole has two children, and a wife Sarah.
Officer Travis Shephard comes to Yakima from Grandview, where he served 9 years as a Grandview Police Officer. The 39-year-old native of Sequim, Washington is married to Brenda and has two children. Congratulations to Officers Meyers, Cole and Shephard and welcome to the Yakima Police Department.