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DL police to revamp command structure

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With the upcoming April 1 retirement of Captain Paul Goecke with the Detroit Lakes Police Department, the department will undergo a structural command change.


Rather than a chief (Kel Keena), captain (Goecke) and sergeant (Tim Eggebraaten), there will be a chief and three sergeants, with no captain.

Keena said there are several reasons for his decision to make the change.

"No. 1, I think the structure will serve current and future needs," he said.

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