Midland Police Welcome Two New Officers to the Force, Another Promoted

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - One Midland Police Officer is moving up in the ranks.

Officer Pete Dehlinger was promoted to Sergeant on Tuesday after serving ten years on the force.

And the department also welcomed two new hires, Tom Gray and Donnie McElhorne.

They join the force with experience from El Paso and the Border Patrol.

The new hires will enroll in a field training program before beginning a 17-week probationary period that teams up them up with more experienced officers.