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VIDEO: Lyons Sworn in as Police Lieutenant

New Lieutenant sworn in at May 11 Village Council Meeting.

Mayor Killion swore in Forest A. Lyons as a leuitenant in the Ridgewood Police Department. Lyons has been a sergeant with the force and was joined by his mother and girlfriend for the ceremony. Lyons is now the fourth leuitenant in the force.

The Flea May 14, 2011 at 12:59 PM
Congratulations to the lieutenant, but it would have been better if he had been told to put his LEFT HAND on the bible while raising his right hand. The two women look pretty silly standing there like that!
John Hahn May 15, 2011 at 11:38 AM
Very observant The Flea. Does this mean the oath, while recited, is not official. Anyone know?
Danny May 15, 2011 at 10:37 PM
it is not invalidated. reciting the oath is the only part that matters. the other part is symbolic. having your hand on the bible is not even required, as some peoples religious beliefs prevent them from doing so.
John Hahn May 16, 2011 at 02:30 AM
Thanks, Danny. I appreciate your reply


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