Two new Columbus police officers sworn in

The Columbus Police Department is welcoming two new officers.

According to the department, Columbus Mayor Mary Ferdon swore in Brandon Straub and Isaiah McCory yesterday at City Hall.

Straub is a graduate of Jennings County High School and holds a bachelors degree from Hanover College. He earned a law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law.

McCory, originally from Jackson County, graduated from Indiana Digital Learning School. He previously worked as a jail officer for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department.

Straub and McCory will next complete new officer training with Columbus Police Department instructors before attending the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.

Isaiah McCory
Brandon Straub