New class of troopers is largest in state's history
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - Erick Sjodin is among a new breed of Minnesota State Patrol troopers.
The married father of three spent years in other professions before he decided to apply skills he had learned to law enforcement.
Sjodin, a Wrenshall native and Duluth resident, had trained as an airplane pilot and mechanic, but his college education included a law enforcement degree from University of Wisconsin-Superior.
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