(Thayer) – The Thayer City Council approved the hiring of a new police officer at their most recent meeting on July 10.
Luke Martin, a dispatcher for the Thayer Police Department who recently graduated the Sheriff’s Academy in West Plains, will also continue to be a dispatcher while in training. went into special session at its Tuesday, July 18 meeting to discuss hiring a new police officer.
A list of minutes from the recent meeting also says the department is looking to purchase a Dodge Charger for a patrol car, in order to replace a 2005 Crown Victoria they would like to sell. The council also voted to complete the annual certification of radar units which, will cost approximately $350.