Youngstown Police Department adds an officer

John McNally, Darkela Parker . Sept. 18, 2015
Youngstown Mayor John McNally swears in new police officer Darkela Parker. Sept. 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A new Youngstown police officer was sworn in on Friday.

Darkela Parker was given the oath in City Council Chambers in City Hall by Mayor John McNally.

Parker is a graduate of Chaney High School. McNally says she will first finish police academy and then spend time with a training officer.

The Youngstown police force now has more than 150 officers.

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