Pevely has a new police officer, bringing the city's Police Department up to full force.

Matthew Lockett has joined the Pevely Police Department, which is not at full force.

The Pevely Police Department has a new officer – Matthew Lockett. With his hiring, the department now is fully staffed with 15 officers, Capt. Larry Miller said.

Lockett was introduced to the city’s Board of Aldermen at its Jan. 27 meeting.