Hope seeks grant for full-time police officer

The town of Hope is looking for a grant to hire another police officer, bringing the town’s police force up to four.

Marshal Matt Tallent explains that the grant from Police One would allow the town to have 24-hour a day coverage from town police:

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The grant would cover the officer’s salary for three years, and the town would have to agree to pay the officer for at least one year after that. The town also applied last year but was not approved, Tallent said.