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Marilee Dorn, a 30-year police officer, has been on leave since January. She had surgery on both wrists to repair damage caused, she said, by numerous workplace injuries. Tribune file photo

Police Commission hears evidence to fire longtime Willmar law enforcement officer


WILLMAR — The Willmar police chief is recommending that a longtime officer’s employment be terminated after she has been unable to return to full duty for medical reasons.

The Willmar Police Civil Service Commission heard testimony Wednesday from Police Chief David Wyffels, who is recommending that Officer Marilee Dorn be discharged from employment at the city’s Police Department.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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