Lynden police able to add first new officer since 2004

LYNDEN — For the first time since 2004, the Lynden Police Department will add a position to its force. The 2013 budget approved by the City Council includes funding for a 15th officer. This person will help staff the night shift, said Lynden Chief Police Jack Foster. “We are kind of behind (on staffing), but…

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