Bill VandenAvond was sworn in Monday night as a new part-time officer in Little Falls. The Council had approved hiring VandenAvond at its last meeting in May, following the recommendation of the interview committee. VandenAvond was police chief in Randall before moving out of the area. He will also be a part-time officer for the city of Motley. Pictured during the swearing-in are (from left): VandenAvond, Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem and Little Falls Police Chief Greg Schirmers.