A vital position that bridges the gap between the community and law enforcement is changing hands.
After four years of serving as the Community Relations Officer for the Iowa City Police Department, Ashten Hayes will be moving back to Patrol.
During her time in the position, Officer Hayes created many connections by attending community events and responding to citizen concerns. She says it's those relationships that she’ll miss most.
“The people I connected with and the people that connected with me. That’s probably the biggest part," says Hayes, who had worked for...