- Associated Press - Thursday, January 12, 2017

BUNKER HILL, Ind. (AP) - A town council in Indiana is moving forward with hiring a new marshal after the former one and his four deputies all resigned in December, leaving the town without a police department.

Bunker Hill Town Council President Brock Speer says they’re considering three candidates after sifting through more than 50 applications for the permanent, part-time position. Speer says that after conducting interviews the council will likely appoint the new marshal in February.

Bunker Hill Clerk-Treasurer Andrea Newnum tells the Kokomo Tribune (https://bit.ly/2igojf3 ) some applications for the job came from other states.

The council also will begin searching for a paid, part-time deputy for the department once the town’s 2016 budget is approved and expects to fill the position within the next three months. Previously, deputy jobs were unpaid volunteer positions.


Information from: Kokomo Tribune, https://www.ktonline.com

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