Minneapolis Park Police Chief dies

5:07 PM, Feb 21, 2013   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis Park Police Chief Linda Bergstrom passed away Tuesday from respiratory complications, according to the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board.

In a statement, Robin Smothers says a public memorial service is being planned for later this spring.

Chief Bergstrom served on the Minneapolis Park Police Department for over 30 years. She was appointed to Chief in July 2010.

Lietenant Jason Ohotto will serve as the Acting Commanding Officer for the Park Police Department until a new chief is appointed by the Superintendent.

Bergstrom's family has requested privacy and is not releasing other information about her death.

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