Akeley to discuss hiring part-time police officer
Following a rash of incidents in the past few months - a bank robbery and house arson among them - the Akeley Council agreed to convene a special meeting Tuesday to discuss hiring a part-time police officer.
Council member Brian Hitchcock made the suggestion, following citizen complaints. "We have already charged the community," he said of this year's budget, which included a part-time officer's salary.
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