Sheriff for a day in Clinton County

Courtesy: Clinton County Sheriff's Office

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Elementary school student becomes sheriff for a day.

Skyler Smart was on the beat Thursday at the Clinton County Sheriff's Office. The Peru elementary student won a contest to join the force for the day.

The Junior Deputy got a tour of the department, a behind-the-scenes look at the Plattsburgh Airport and even got to help process a burglary scene.

It's the third year the department held the event.