The Huron Police Department has been given approval by the Huron City Commission to hire a part time police officer. Commissioner Mark Robish says the increasing number of flights at Huron Regional Airport is likely to put a strain on officer numbers…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/06/airportcop1.mp3|titles=airportcop1]
Police Chief Gary Will, Jr. says the officer would be covered mainly by federal money..[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/06/airportcop2.mp3|titles=airportcop2]
Will says there has been interest in part-time work with the Police Department…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/06/airportcop3.mp3|titles=airportcop3]
No special training would be required for the part-time officer and the Transportation Security Administration would reimburse all city costs with the exception of equipment for the officer such as a uniform and badge.