Ottumwa police department promotion
OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) -The council approving tonight the promotion of Jason Pamenter to lieutenant and Michael Sieren to sergeant within the Ottumwa police department.
This comes after two officers had previously left the department...and now there’s an opening of two positions that need to be filled. It was discussed between council members that there are 42 officers within the Ottumwa budget and there were questions to if this would compromise the ability to run the 12 hour shift expected of the officers. Mayor tom Lazio responded with this.
The real answer is it will not affect the twelve hour shifts at this point
The promotion will go into effect on September 21st
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