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Borough Ready for Another Officer

The May Hollidaysburg Borough Council meeting focused on several key issues including the hiring of a ninth police officer, adopting stricter stormwater management policies, and the resignation of the planning/zoning/code enforcement officer.

Police position

The position of a ninth borough police officer has been vacant since October 2021. Chief of Police Christopher Storm said there were 371 calls for service in April 2023 versus 278 calls in April 2022. Storm wants to see two borough police officers on every shift. Outside police agencies are having to be contacted for assistance.

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