City closes in on police chief pick
May 22, 2020
After more than a year in limbo, Cloquet is closing in on getting a permanent police chief.
Three of five police chief candidates made it through to the finalist round following a brief discussion during Tuesday’s Cloquet city council meeting. One of the five had already dropped out for personal reasons.
Interim Cloquet police chief Derek Randall is in the running for the position, along with Troy Bacon of Indiana, and Eric Klang of Pequot Lakes, Minnesota.
Klang started his law enforcement career as deputy sheriff at the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office in 1992, before serving as sher...