Three new hires will be joining the Shelton Police Department soon, as new officers.
Lt. Robert Kozlowsky announced hiring Kevin Corda, Richard Bailey and David Wirkus as new members of the department. They started training at the state Police Academy July 13. Academy training includes more than 800 hours of curriculum training on everything from practical skills like handcuffing, human relations, criminal investigation and patrol procedures. The new hires must also pass fitness examinations that include push-ups, sit-ups and running.