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Town Of Berthoud Paying The Price For Law Enforcement

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BERTHOUD, Colo. (CBS4) – People in Berthoud are now seeing how much they will have to pay for law enforcement after their police department dissolved.

Berthoud police officer Jeremy Yachik was arrested on child abuse charges in October.

A video surfaced allegedly showing him kicking his daughter.

The Berthoud police chief was accused of covering it up.

Yachik was fired and Chief Glenn Johnson resigned.

Larimer County has agreed to provide a police chief, sergeant, four deputies and school resource officer to Berthoud.

The town would have to pay $760,000 a year for 19 man hours of service a day.

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