Feb. 10, 2012
Shane Hatfield is the newest addition to the Department of Public Safety at Shawnee State University. Hatfield is a 1993 graduate of Minford High School, former Marine, and previously a patrol officer at the Portsmouth Police Department and a graduate of the Ohio Highway Patrol Academy. He is also a staff sergeant in the Ohio Army National Guard. He and his wife Michelle have four children, Brayden, 13, Tanner, 10, Sadie, 6 and Zavier, 8 months. Hatfield is the son of Dennis and Michele Hatfield, of Portsmouth. In the photo, Hatfield, left, smiles as the final paperwork is signed after the ceremony, with SSU President Rita Rice Morris, center, and the Director of the Department of Public Safety David Thoroughman.