CROWN POINT | A new police hire is in the works for the Police Department.
An offer of employment to a candidate was approved by the Board of Public Works and Safety.
The potential new hire will replace Jack Allendorf, who resigned in January after 25 years, Chief Pete Land said. Allendorf left to take over as deputy director of the Lake County consolidated E-911 communications service.
The selected applicant is on the department's current hiring list, Land said.