Dublin announced a new police department hire this week.

Dublin announced a new police department hire this week.

Marc Fencil, of Delaware, will be Dublin's newest police officer later this year.

Fencil is currently attending the Ohio State Highway Patrol Basic Academy and is expected to graduate Dec. 21.

Public information officer Megan Canavan said he is expected to start his Dublin job once he graduates.

Fencil is a U.S. Marine and served in Iraq.

He earned a bachelor of arts degree from Ohio University in 2007 and a master's degree in business administration from Tiffin University in 2012.