Among the more touching moments when a police officer dies, is the last mention on the police radio.
Hennepin County made such a call for Mahnomen County deputy Chris Dewey, whose funeral was held today.
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There were many restrictions on video and image recording at the funeral, but Hennepin County has provided some additional images here.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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