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Former cop appeals firing

 

March 25, 2022



A Cloquet police officer who was fired by the city in early February hopes to have that decision overturned, after requesting arbitration under the Veterans Preference statute. As that case makes its way through the Bureau of Mediation Services, it remains a mystery why Laci Silgjord was fired.

However, the police officer is involved in another case — regarding the estate of a woman who died in 2020 — that may be related to her dismissal.

Silgjord participated in a formal unsupervised probate hearing (held via Zoom) on Thursday, March 17, regarding the estate of Joan Arney, a Cloquet re...



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