2021 was a tough year for the Clinton Police Department because of several veteran officers moving on from the force.
Clinton Police Chief Ben Lowers feels fortunate they have been able to fill those spots quickly in the last few months. He points out many departments are not having the kind of luck they are.
With new officers now on the force, the Chief explains they've had to do some reshuffling. Det. Todd Ummel retired early last year his spot has been filled and other officers have moved around to new roles.
The Chief indicates a young officer almost has his pick of where he wants to go due to all the vacancies across the country.