Stephen Corll, of Canfield, was sworn in last week as a new patrolman with the Niles Police Department and will begin his duties with the department on July 30.
Corll had previously worked as a security officer with Humility of Mary Health Partners with the Mahoning County Sheriff's office and as resource officer with the Mahoning County School District.
Corll is a graduate of Austintown Fitch high school and attended the police academy at Youngstown State University.
He is a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Iraqi Freedom.
In addition to Corll's appointment to the force, Niles patrolman Rob Miketa was promoted to Lieutenant. Miketa has been with the Niles Police Department for 11 years.