The Flushing Township Police Department introduced its newest fulltime officer with a swearing-in ceremony on April 8. Officer Daren Hawley took his Oath of Office from Flushing Township Clerk Wendy Meinburg, while his family stood by to support and congratulate him. Hawley, originally from the Flint area, grew up in Genesee Township and previously served with the Genesee Township Police Department and the Flint Township Police Department for a total of nine years. Hawley (left) is pictured here with Flushing Township Police Chief Mark Bolin (right). — B.G.