New Alma Chief

The new police chief at Alma is scheduled to begin work on Sept. 5th, according to Mayor Jim Wilkie.

Kevin Glander of Pepin, a sheriff's deputy with Pepin County, was hired full-time by the Alma City Council.

Glander graduated from Alma High School in 1984 and went on to earn a police science degree at Chippewa Valley Technical College in 1988.

He was a city police officer in Mondovi for a year and spent two years working as a dispatcher and jailer at the Buffalo County Sheriff's Department before taking a job as a full-time deputy sheriff in Pepin County in 1992.

Glander was chosen from 19 people who submitted applications.....


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