By Kristin Rover
Union Township Trustees approved the hiring of a new police officer during their June 12 meeting.
Ryan Maynard will begin his duties July 9, pending successful completion of a physical examination.
Union Township Administrator Ken Geis said that during his interview, Maynard indicated that it has been a lifelong dream of his to work at the Union Township Police Department.
Geis said Maynard has experience working at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post.
“We’ve had numerous police officers recommend Mr. Maynard be hired,” Geis said.
Trustees approved the hiring of Maynard during the meeting and welcomed him to the township.
Maynard thanked trustees for the opportunit