On Friday, August 1, the Huron Township Police Department welcomed six new volunteer Reserve Officers.
Reserve Police Officers Erik Eastridge, Justin Hill, Aaron Wilmoth, Meredith Foster, James Stocking and Clint Smith were sworn in by township Clerk Kathlene Van Wasshnova.
According to the Huron Township Police Department, reserves are volunteers who work community events and interact with the residents on a routine basis.
The reserve officers work without pay and in most cases, are responsible for the cost of the Reserve Police Officer Academy, which can total nearly $700.
Erik Eastridge is a lifelong Huron Township resident and graduate. Eastridge also works with the Huron Little League mentoring children in the community. Eastridge was sponsored by the Applefest Committee.
Meredith Foster has been a dispatcher for the Huron Township Police since 2013. Foster has an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Henry Ford Community College and was also sponsored by the Applefest Committee.
Justin Hill is a respected teacher with the Huron School District and was sponsored by the Brown Elementary PTO.
Aaron Wilmouth is a current HTPD dispatcher.
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