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Tactical team benefits from 'invaluable' scenario training

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BAXTER — Law enforcement officers, weapons in hand, breached doors to a home on Isle Drive.

The effort turned a few heads from passing vehicles on a snowy Thursday afternoon. But the arrival of the Crow Wing County Tactical Response Team wasn’t in response to an actual crisis. The home, slated to be torn down, provided a real setting for tactical team training.


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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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