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Captain Brian Cheney took over as head of the District 2900 State Patrol earlier this month. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam

Captain Brian Cheney takes the helm at regional State Patrol headquarters in Detroit Lakes

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There’s a new captain in town, and he’s a man of many colors.

Captain Brian Cheney took the reins of the Minnesota State Patrol District 2900 in Detroit Lakes earlier this month, bringing with him 18 years of experience as a city police officer, a sheriff’s deputy and a highway patrol trooper.


“I’ve worn blue, brown and now maroon,” he said from his office in Detroit Lakes.

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