New Huntington patrolman

Jered Brinkman (right) takes the oath of office as a new police officer on the Huntington Police Department, administered by Huntington Clerk-Treasurer Christi Scher-McElhaney Wednesday, Feb. 7. Brinkman’s girlfriend, Jessica Moore, holds the Bible during the ceremony, held in the Common Council chamber at City Hall. He will attend the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy starting Feb. 19.