Oconto Falls police sergeant retires to part-time

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Corey Rank joined the force in July 1995

Oconto Falls Police Sgt. Corey Rank, second from left, is congratulated for his service to the city by Mayor Brad Rice, left, City Administrator Vicki Roberts and Police Chief Brad Olsen. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

The Oconto Falls City Council and City Administrator Vicki Roberts paid tribute to police Sgt. Corey Rank at their May 8 meeting.

Rank, who has been a member of the Oconto Falls Police Department for 23 of his 25 years in law enforcement, is retiring from full-time employment.

“Your passion for this community is outstanding,” Roberts told him. “Your ingenuity and dedication to the city of Oconto Falls speak volumes, and I thank you for that.”

Roberts said she is pleased that Rank plans to remain on the force as a part-time officer.

Police Chief Brad Olsen said part-time Officer Garrett Baeten has been offered the full-time position and will start full time May 30.

The city’s Personnel Committee will meet before the regular June 12 meeting to discuss promoting one of the department’s full-timers to the vacant sergeant position.