Longtime Homewood police officer Curt Wiest has been promoted to the rank of sergeant, after a 30-year career in law enforcement.
Many Homewood residents recognize Wiest as the officer who delivered them lessons at school through the DARE program. He started by helping out with the program at St. Joseph Catholic School, and then took on DARE duties full time.
“I wanted to do something different in the department instead of being on the beat every day,” Wiest said. “I like kids and I figured I could help keep some kids out of trouble . . .
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