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Crimes and clearance; Bemidji crime rate high, but so are cases that are solved

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BEMIDJI -- Bemidji may have the unwanted distinction of having the highest crime rate in the state, according to data compiled by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and released last week, but that's a misnomer that doesn't represent the city's position as a "regional hub," Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said Thursday.


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Justin Glawe
Reporting on crime, courts and Beltrami county government. Follow me on Twitter @JustinGlawe.
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