SOCORRO, New Mexico -- Lou Ferrigno, the actor in the CBS television series “The Incredible Hulk,” become a sheriff’s deputy in New Mexico on Thursday evening.
Socorro County Sheriff William Armijo deputized Ferrigno at a special ceremony at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
Officials said Ferrigno brings decades of law enforcement experience to the sheriff's department and will be instrumental in recruiting for the department and the county.
The 68-year-old Ferrigno has previously served as a reserve sheriff’s deputy in Los Angeles County and a member of the volunteer sheriff posse in Maricopa County, Arizona.
Ferrigno played the Hulk in the 1970s television series.