Lake Hallie Police to get a lieutenant position

(WEAU) - A new position is coming to the Lake Hallie Police Department.

The village board voted Tuesday night to add a new lieutenant position to the department. Police Chief Cal Smokowicz says it'll be the first time the department will have a lieutenant. He says that person will be able to write and implement policy. The move comes as the department plans for a sergeant's retirement later this year.

As we first told you in November, he says the small department needs help to keep up with the growing village.

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