Bradley Police officer Nathan Hess

Nathan Hess, new Bradley Police officer, is sworn in Monday evening. READ MORE.

BRADLEY — A former member of the Momence and Peotone police departments has been hired by the Bradley Police Department, bringing the force up to 36 officers.

At Monday’s Bradley Village Board meeting, police officer Nathan Hess, a 2014 graduate of Momence High School and a 2018 criminal justice graduate of Olivet Nazarene University, was sworn into the position.

The 27-year-old Hess is the son of Momence residents Brian and Renee Hess.

Lee Provost, an award-winning reporter, has been writing local news stories for The Daily Journal since 1988. He is a lifelong resident of the region. Provost can be reached at

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