took the first step in beginning its police department Monday by swearing in Police Chief and Lieutenants Michael Sitoski and Joe Wilson.
A swearing-in ceremony was held Monday in the township meeting room with District Judge Michael Faulkner presiding.
"I'm anxious and eager to work with this great team to get the ball rolling to put all of our energy and efforts into organizing and planning the final end stage components of this police department," Colon said.
Sitoski, a 12-year veteran of the, said he is very excited about the challenge.
Wilson, a retired Pennsylvania state trooper, will head up the criminal investigation and administrative team.
"My retirement was very short," he quipped. "I'm very excited and eager to begin work."
The Upper Macungie Police Department is scheduled to begin work on Jan. 1, 2013. It has and is for a September examination.