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New Charleston Police Officer sworn in

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A new officer will soon be patrolling the streets of Charleston.

Charleston Police Chief Brent Webster and Mayor Danny Jones delivered the oath of office on Thursday morning to Kevin Day.

Day will begin his job on Monday, April 29. He's been a police officer in Parkersburg for the past four years. Day said that he and his family are excited to begin their careers in Charleston. "She has been wanting to come to this area to also advance her career in the medical field. She is a registered nurse and she wants to come down here and get a little excitement also," said Kevin Day about his wife.

Day will participate in the department's field training program before hitting the streets.