City OKs police position
February 21, 2020
Ward 3 Cloquet city councilor Chris Swanson took the oath of office for the second time in seven months Tuesday, this time as a duly elected representative following his appointment in July.
The council meeting Tuesday was a quick one, with no public hearings, no presentations and no comments from the public.
Changes at the Cloquet police department dominated much of the short meeting, as acting police chief Derek Randall recommended the council approve the appointment of Eric Baker to the position of detective, effective that same day.
The department is still under its maximum staff of 24,...