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Officials fear mass retirement of Minnesota police

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BEMIDJI — The nightmare scenario for police chiefs and sheriffs in Minnesota is this: On May 31, 2014, more than 1,000 police officers, sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement personnel across Minnesota will retire.


It’s remote, Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp said, but it’s possible.

“Sometime in the next 11 months we’re going to have a never-before-seen migration of officers who are going to retire,” he said.

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Justin Glawe
Reporting on crime, courts and Beltrami county government. Follow me on Twitter @JustinGlawe.
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