Elmira Police swear in new officers, promote another

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – The Elmira Police swore in two new officers and promoted another on September 20.

Hunter Argetsinger, 20, and Dylan Wolfe, 21, were sworn in Monday morning by the Elmira City Clerk.

Argetsinger is a 2019 Elmira High School graduate, and he earned an AAS degree from Corning Community College with a concentration in criminal justice.

Wolfe, from Wellsburg, graduated from Corning Highschool and graduated with a Criminal Justice degree from CCC. Both he and Argetsinger attended the Southern Tier Law Enforcement Academy and have been working for the Waverly Police Department since May 2021.

And Joseph Runyan, 41, was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in a ceremony on Monday morning, as well. Sergeant Runyan joined the department in July 2013 and will be assigned to A Platoon (11 p.m. – 7 a.m.) where he’s been filling in as the temporary Sergeant.

Joseph Runyan is promoted to the rank of Sergeant on September 20, 2021.

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