Boy, 8, designs Ohio police department's new logo

MOGADORE, Ohio (AP) — A village police department in northeast Ohio has a new logo — designed by an 8-year-old boy.

A submission by third-grader Johnathan Ardelian was chosen as the new logo by the police chief in Mogadore, a village of about 3,800 people east of Akron.

The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports that the village's new chief, Todd Higgins, challenged kids at O.H. Somers Elementary School to come up the new look.

Jonathan submitted a drawing of an eagle soaring over the village's iconic Grist Mill, which was adapted for police uniform patches. The boy — who says he wants to be a police officer when he grows up — says it symbolizes officers' readiness to protect and serve the community.

Higgins presented the new design at the elementary school Monday.


Information from: Akron Beacon Journal,

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