Herkimer student, grad intern with police department

HHS graduate Justin Phillips and student Kyle Bixler are the two newest interns at the Herkimer Police Department.

Two young men stand next to a police car


Phillips, a student at Utica College, and Bixler, a rising junior, are spending the summer working with Herkimer Police officers to gain hands-on experience in law enforcement.

According to the police department, both interns will be riding along with a variety of experienced officers, as well as being shown administrative tasks, investigative techniques, evidence processing, and dispatching.
Phillips is required to accumulate 240 hours of supervised participation, and Bixler must tally 72 hours.

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