Chief Keith Banks, right, of the Rehoboth Beach Police Department has announced the addition of Patrolman Jeffrey Bixler to its force. Bixler, a resident of Mechanicsburg, Pa., was chosen from a pool of 62 applicants who were tested and interviewed in December 2012. He has been in the Delaware State Police Academy since being hired in March.
Bixler graduated Aug. 2 among 19 municipal recruits and 29 state police recruits. He received the Delaware State Police Academy Physical Fitness Award at the graduation ceremony. According to department policy, Bixler will be working alongside his field training officer for the next eight weeks.
He and his family will now make their home in Milton.