The Mendota Police Department is proud to announce that on Monday, March 19, 2018, the City of Mendota swore in Joshua Sarver as a new Mendota Police Officer. Joshua, a native of Oglesby, Illinois and a graduate of Western Illinois University accepted a position with the Mendota Police Department, and is scheduled to begin his academy training on April 02, 2018 at the Suburban law Enforcement Academy (S.L.E.A.), located at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. Please welcome Joshua to the community. Welcome to the team, Joshua.