Four Columbus police officers were formally promoted on Thursday.
Capt. Clifford E. Hillhouse became a major, Lt. Gil Slouchick became a captain, Sgt. Warren Dunlap became a lieutenant and Cpl. William Johnson became a sergeant.
“I can’t tell you how important it is to always represent yourself in a very professional manner in everything you do,” said mayor Jim Wetherington. “I know you’re going to do a great job representing the citizens of this community.”