New officer joins Rockingham police

First Posted: 9/5/2014

ROCKINGHAM — City native Jan Owens is the Rockingham Police Department’s newest officer.

City Clerk Gwen Swinney administered the oath of office at a recent swearing-in ceremony, police said Friday. Police Chief Billy Kelly said Owens will be assigned to the patrol division after completing the department’s field training program.

“We are pleased to have Patrol Officer Owens join us here at the Rockingham Police Department” Kelly said in a statement. “She comes to us with about four years experience. She is excited to join our department because she has lived here her whole life.”