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Bruce Uselman, chief of the Wadena Police Department, is pictured in his office May 17. Uselman recently announced he is retiring after almost 40 years in law enforcement.

Uselman to retire as Wadena police chief

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After 10 years of serving as chief of the Wadena Police Department and almost 40 years in law enforcement, Bruce Uselman is finally willing to let someone else walk the beat. Although he is retiring as chief effective this July, Uselman said he may continue working in the general sense after he leaves. Now, however, he is focused on the transition to a new leader for the department.


“I’d like to think that I left things in good order here,” he said.

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