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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department congratulates four officers who will retire next week after 25 years of service to the City of Springfield. On Sept. 26, 1994, Sergeant Todd King, Corporal Steve Hosiner, Officer Chris Johns and Officer Jonnathan Bartel joined SPD’s 38th Police Academy and graduated together in Spring of 1995. Each of them has worked in a variety of positions throughout their careers at SPD and we are proud of their commitment and contributions to the department and our community.
Todd King retires as the Sergeant over SPD's Violent Crimes Unit. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2012 and before that, he worked in a variety of capacities as a Corporal and Officer including in the Internal Affairs Unit, Special Investigations Unit and on Patrol.
Steve Hosiner retires as the Corporal over SPD's policies where he was responsible for developing and managing all department policies and assisting in department accreditation processes. He was promoted to Corporal in 2004 and worked in a variety of positions at SPD including Patrol, Community Services Section and Criminal Investigation Section.
Chris Johns retires as a Detective in the Special Victim's Unit. During his time at SPD he also served in Patrol, the Child Crimes Unit and he dedicated 10 years to our Training Unit.
Jonnathan Bartel retires as an Officer in our Traffic Unit. During his time at SPD he also served as a Police Area Representative and a Patrol Officer.
Congratulations to each of the retirees on 25 years of service and best wishes for retirement.
L-R: Sgt. Todd King, Ofc. Chris Johns, Ofc. Jonnathan Bartel, Cpl Steve Hosiner
# # # Media Contact: Jasmine Bailey, Public Affairs Officer417-864-1786JNBailey@springfieldmo.govRelease authorized by Chief Paul Williams