Officer Drew Tittle joined the Marion Police Department on June 13th, 2006.
Since 2008, he has been active with the Emergence Response Team (ERT) in addition to his basic duties.
In 2009, Ofc. Tittle began taking courses to become a certified instructor. His primary skill is in Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVO), having taken advanced courses in the overall field of EVO, specializing in performing the Pursuit Intervention Technique (PIT).
Tittle also has advanced knowledge from courses on Human Trafficking.
Ofc. Tittle has been a Field Training Officer (FTO) for about five years, helping to train new officers.
This summer, Tittle received the Medal of Merit from the MPD Chief’s Office for administering life-saving medical treatment on a gunshot victim.
Also this year, Ofc. Tittle received a grant of three speed detection units valued at approximately $8,400.00 after taking initiative to apply for them as part of leading the “Operation Pull Over” effort.
Ofc. Tittle is a past recipient of the Chronicle Tribune’s “Readers’ Choice: Grant County’s Greatest” in the police category (2013).
Chief Angela Haley remarked, “Drew is a solid officer…very professional, personable, family-oriented, and really cares about the community he polices. He’s done a great job taking over OPO, and has been doing an overall fantastic job for the police department.”