Webster City is fortunate to add a new police officer Adam Petersen to its police department. This addition will bring the department to 12 officers, which includes Chief Brian Hughes and Captain Tony Janssen. Adam, a native of Sioux City, IA, is a graduate of Ellsworth Community College and Iowa State University. He was sworn in by Mayor Janet Adams on January 3, 2013. Adam will attend law enforcement academy for 14 weeks and will then begin on the job training with the Webster City field training officer.