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Bemidji Police Chief Gerald Johnson will retire this week, capping off a 32-year career in law enforcement. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Johnson retires as Bemidji police chief

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While seeking employment, Gerald Johnson had one goal: to land a police position in a town with a four-year college.

He found that in Bemidji, and in doing so, found his home.


Johnson joined the Bemidji Police Department as a patrol officer on July 9, 1979.

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