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David Wyffels will replace Jim Kulset as Willmar police chief. Wyffels, who started his law enforcement career in October 1978, will begin his duties later this month. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Wyffels' long police career hits new high as he replaces retiring chief


WILLMAR -- Willmar will have a new police chief.

The City Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of Capt. David Wyffels to the position of chief of the Police Department. He will replace Jim Kulset who will retire on July 23 after 33 years of police work, including 11 years as chief. Wyffels' appointment will take effect July 24.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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