A Lancaster County man is Northern York County Regional Police's newest officer.

Noah S. Potteiger, 22, of Ephrata, starts his 13-week intensive field-training program on Thursday, according to police, and will serve in the department's patrol division.

Potteiger is a 2009 graduate of Ephrata High School and a 2012 graduate of York Technical Institute, where he earned a degree in criminal justice, according to police. On Nov. 15, Potteiger graduated from HACC's police academy.