Post and Mail photo / Nicole Ott
Gary Archbold (left) and Robert Stephenson were chosen by CCPD Chief Tim Longenbaugh and Captain Tony Hively last week, to replace their (Longenbaugh and Hivelyâ€™s) former positions.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City Police Departmentâ€™s newly-appointed detectives began their first full week on the job this week.
Robert Stephenson and Gary Archbold were chosen by CCPD Chief Tim Longenbaugh and Captain Tony Hively last week, to replace their (Longenbaugh and Hivelyâ€™s) former positions.
â€śIts a great opportunity to expand my law enforcement background,â€ť Archbold said.
Archbold and Stephenson have more than a decade of experience on the CCPD with 13 and 14 years respectively.
â€śI wanted to take on additional roles in investigations,â€ť Stephenson said. â€śThis is a good opportunity.â€ť
Both detectives are going through on-the-job training before their formal training is completed in March.
For a more in depth look at this story, see the Jan. 20 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook.