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Policing expanding in Colfax


September 3, 2020

As the Colfax Police Department works through the process of hiring two more officers, the three-man force has expanded its coverage time to include nights, which has quelled evening nuisance calls, according to Interim Chief Bruce Blood. Officer Perry Tate has been covering the night shift, patrolling town and talking with people on the street. Blood noted the drop in night time calls shows the effectiveness of officer presence.

Meanwhile, the hiring process for two new officers and a chief is underway. Blood said 15 candidates showed up for the oral boards for the officer positions and t...

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