New deputy marshall in Pekin

Abby Powers was sworn in as deputy marshall for the town of Pekin at the town board meeting on April 17. Here Powers is sworn in by Pekin Clerk-Treasurer Sherry Clem. 

Council president Darlene Hall said there were a number of reasons to bring on additional staff to help the town’s marshal Jeff Thomas.

“I am hoping with the hiring  of a second officer for the town that it will help with the many areas of improvement needed,” Hall said. “Pekin needs more police presence during the day and night and that was going to take a second officer for the town.


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