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The first George Bush was still president when Roger Leque was named acting and soon after permanent police chief of River Falls. Phil Pfuehler photo

Hail to the chief: Two decades and counting

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Being a police chief for 10 years is notable. Holding the job for 20 years is a milestone. In River Falls, Roger Leque has reached a milestone.


It was this month 20 years that he replaced departing Jack Arndt as acting police chief. A few months later the "acting" part was crossed off of that title.

Leque said a key to his longevity is his passion for River Falls.

"This is not only a good place to work, it's been a great place to live," he says.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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