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Family funfest goers watched a helicopter landing last year at Colby Lake Park in Woodbury.

Funfest returns to Woodbury to support fallen officers

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In the 11 years he's been on the job, Woodbury police officer Tony Ofstead worked with officers from St. Paul, Lino Lakes and Maplewood who were killed in the line of duty.

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"Unfortunately through happenstance and circumstance, my career has cross paths with many of these people who lost their lives," he said.

And although he said fortunately none were from Woodbury, the local community has shown support for Minnesota nonprofits that honor fallen officers and their survivors.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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