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‘CHiPs’ Estrada sworn in as Idaho reserve cop

In this Oct. 31, 2013, AP file photo, former "CHiPs" star Erik Estrada, right, poses with Carson Daly on NBC's "Today" Halloween show in New York. (AP/Invision file photo by Charles Sykes)
In this Oct. 31, 2013, AP file photo, former "CHiPs" star Erik Estrada, right, poses with Carson Daly on NBC's "Today" Halloween show in New York. (AP/Invision file photo by Charles Sykes)

The man famous for his many years as a motorcycle cop on the hit '80s TV series "CHiPs" is now a reserve police officer in a small town in southern Idaho.

St. Anthony Mayor Neils Thueson swore Erik Estrada into office on Saturday at City Hall in this town of 3,500 people. Estrada plans to work with the police department in protecting children from internet predators.

Estrada arrived on Saturday where he spent the afternoon with police officers and their families at the city park. After Thueson swore Estrada in as a reserve police officer, Estrada spent the rest of the afternoon at the high school at a meet and greet where he had his picture taken with residents of all ages/Associated Press. More here.



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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