WILKES-BARRE, PA — The city police department will bring on experienced police officers next month when new hires are added to the force.
Among the candidates are Mark Hilpp, a former city officer and director of the Public Safety Training Institute at Luzerne County Community College, and former Scranton Police Chief Daniel Duffy, who also is director of the Police Academy at Lackawanna College.
Hilpp was listed at the top of the list of the 50 people on the certified hiring list released Jan. 17 by the city’s police civil service commission. Duffy was third.
Hilpp could not be reached for comment Friday afternoon.