The Taylorville Police Department would like to announce the promotion of Officer Evert Nation. On November 2, 2011 Evert Nation was promoted to the rank of Sergeant by the Board of Fire and Police Commission. He began his duties as Sergeant on November 3, 2011.
Sgt. Nation began his career with the Taylorville Police Department on June 28, 1998 where he began his duties as a patrol officer. During his career Sgt. Nation was a member of the Taylorville Police Department Emergency Response Team (ERT), and was assigned to the Central Illinois Enforcement Group for a brief period of time. Sgt. Nation is currently the departments K-9 handler and will continue those duties along with supervising second shift patrol.
Sgt. Nation has been very active with the department and can provide leadership not only to his shift but the entire department.